Stone Soup by Jan Eliot

Stone Soup

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  1. somebodyshort

    somebodyshort said, 10 months ago

    We get to see a whole lot more of Arnold

  2. Fairportfan2

    Fairportfan2 said, 10 months ago

    Based on number of outlets world wide, she’s actually more likely to see a Subway than a KFC or even a McDonald’s

  3. Joseph Houk

    Joseph Houk said, 10 months ago

    Actually, FPF, it depends on the country. I understand KFC is more popular in China than anything else.

  4. John Baranick

    John Baranick said, 10 months ago

    Funny you mention China. I had to go there for work and the hotel I stayed in was attached to their version of the Mall of America, complete with a TGi Friday’s.

  5. JoanHelen

    JoanHelen said, 10 months ago

    The KFC outlets are very popular in South Africa, mainly with the previously-disadvantaged people; the more educated people prefer not to clog their arteries with animal fats and trans fats. MacDonald’s is catching on now, too.

  6. hildigunnur

    hildigunnur GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    We have Subway and KFC here in Iceland but no McDonald’s (don’t miss it, they used to be here but were expensive as hell so nobody shopped there)

  7. trekman58

    trekman58 said, 10 months ago

    @hildigunnur

    …not missing much.

  8. pelican47

    pelican47 said, 10 months ago

    @BartJ385

    Bart, to some of us it is a serious ordeal.
    If I have to sit in a plane for more than a few hours, my sciatica takes a very bad turn for a couple of weeks.

  9. frumdebang

    frumdebang said, 10 months ago

    @BartJ385

    There’s also the very real threat of “economy class syndrome” on long flights. Cramped in the cheap seats without much ability to move or stretch, the risk of a fatal blood clot is high, even for younger folks. Solution? Front of the plane, of course.

  10. yardlet6

    yardlet6 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    South Africa has their own fast food joints:Hungry Lion,Steers,Wimpy(a British company)and Nando’s.

  11. FlyerTom

    FlyerTom said, 10 months ago

    @Joseph Houk

    With the proliferation of KFC franchises in China, you’ll also note they do not have a stray cat problem there.

  12. Saskfan

    Saskfan said, 10 months ago

    @Fairportfan2

    One of my sisters-in-law reported a couple of years ago that KFC in Turkey is a wonderful dish; whatever they do to it, they prepare it like real food.

  13. ame_baby

    ame_baby said, 10 months ago

    Do they actually drive on the “wrong” side of the road in South Africa? I am from the US, yes.

  14. YatInExile

    YatInExile GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @ame_baby

    They drive on the left in South Africa. Steering wheels are on the right and, if the car is standard transmission, you work the stick left-handed. Approaching another car coming head-on on a narrow road can be an experience; an American’s instinct is to pull to the right

  15. cgale

    cgale said, 10 months ago

    ame_baby
    I noticed that in the last panel as well.

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