Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. mischugenah

    mischugenah said, 9 months ago

    In order to teach kids how to behave in a formal setting, it’s a good idea to start with a formal dinner at HOME.

  2. somebodyshort

    somebodyshort said, 9 months ago

    My sister-in-law always refered to those half inch fingernails as “olive pickers”

  3. somebodyshort

    somebodyshort said, 9 months ago

    How about putting some of that raise towards a ring?

  4. woodworker318

    woodworker318 said, 9 months ago


    She’s afraid to get married again. She told him that before.

  5. Locura

    Locura said, 9 months ago


    Huh. Funny how you’re replying EXACTLY what I was thinking on TWO of the same comics today. :) (hey sis!)

  6. nkbush1787

    nkbush1787 said, 9 months ago

    The best type of formal dinner celebrated is WITHOUT kids. My biggest pet peeve is when I’m at an upscale restaurant (NO I’m not talking about P.F. Chang’s or The Cheesecake Factory), but local fine dining establishments, is when idiot parents bring their bawling infants or ten year old’s who run around the restaurant aimlessly. Val should have fed the kids McDonald’s (something the kids probably would have really wanted, because they’re kids) beforehand, and had Evie watch them while she had a nice romantic dinner with Phil. Just my two cents.

  7. trekman58

    trekman58 said, 9 months ago


    Yeah. McDonalds. That’s a really healthy choice to teach the kids…

  8. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, 9 months ago

    I only see 8 olives. Which fingers are missing?

  9. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Are they still wearing flip-flops?

  10. edinbaltimore

    edinbaltimore GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    I think these two are well old enough to learn good manners. But I still like to put olives on my fingers!

  11. loveslife

    loveslife said, 9 months ago


    Phil is the one who invited the kids…..
    It’s nice he wants them to be part of his celebration They are old enough to know manners.. I am trying to teach my 10 yr old and it’s going pretty good considering he eats in his room most of the time .
    These girls will learn. Mine did….

  12. loveslife

    loveslife said, 9 months ago


    Most comic people have 8 fingers for some reason 10 are hard to draw…..

  13. bawana

    bawana said, 9 months ago


    +++1000! Nothing I love more than paying $100/plate(plus a $200 dollar bottle of wine) for a nice adult dinner and having it ruined by some brat two tables over. What the h_ll ever happened to manners?

  14. Monkeyhead

    Monkeyhead said, 9 months ago

    I think I was blessed. Growing up we had Miss Manner’s nights. We’d prepare dinner (so we got cooking lessons too), set the table formally, put dinner in the oven to keep warm and go change. Shoulders back, no elbows, formal manners, dinner topics were limited, lowered voices. Everything prim proper and in place. Years later when mom remarried, Dad took us out to dinner almost every Saturday evening to some of the best restaurants in town. Miss Manner’s nights got my parents compliments every time.

  15. whmIII

    whmIII said, 9 months ago


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