The Argyle Sweater by Scott Hilburn

The Argyle Sweater

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  1. farflungfloyd

    farflungfloyd said, almost 3 years ago

    I’m lost. Someone explain this one to me…

  2. Richard S. Russell

    Richard S. Russell GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    roll?

  3. afficionado

    afficionado said, almost 3 years ago

    mind not in gear yet can’t get the joke

  4. mjm313

    mjm313 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    If Finkleman had insisted that they WERE in a row, that would have been a canard.

  5. SusanSunshine

    SusanSunshine GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Oh…. I guess that’s it, Richard and Dogsniff.


    I’d thought maybe he’d heard “roux”…. but that’s not a roux… and it rhymes with threw, not row, anyway.

    or a “dough?”
    But who could take “row” for “dough”?

  6. mickjam

    mickjam said, almost 3 years ago

    If that’s the joke (and I’m not convinced it is), pretty damned lame.

  7. blunebottle

    blunebottle said, almost 3 years ago

    The ducks are in rolls, so……

  8. pcolli

    pcolli said, almost 3 years ago

    Since most of us don’t pay to see these comics, I see no reason to complain.

  9. Arianne

    Arianne said, almost 3 years ago

    I don’t think this strip is such a lame duck, even if it did fail to quack up a few people.

  10. jreckard

    jreckard said, almost 3 years ago

    No, see Finkleman thought he meant row (rhymes with cow) and soon those those baby mallards were squab-bling so bad that they wound up in a stew which, of course, calls for rolls so …
    Yeah, that’s what happened.

  11. GROG!

    GROG! GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    There’s no ducking the boss. Well at least he didn’t put the ducks on a rope.


    I thought this strip was funny, but then I’ve heard the expression before.

  12. FUNG1

    FUNG1 said, almost 3 years ago

    … spent most of my working life in kitchens and still had to think about this one.
    LOVED it because it’ s[#1] silly and #2 … I worked with THAT GUY in the kitchen!

  13. Mandu

    Mandu said, almost 3 years ago

    I read this comic every day but seldom comment. I always think its funny. I bought Argyle Sweater books for myself and for gifts. I giggled at this today and was surprised people didn’t understand it. I agree with Dogsniff, keep the negative comments to yourself.

  14. celecca

    celecca GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    I betcha those rolls are feather-light!

  15. Number Two

    Number Two said, almost 3 years ago

    Thanks for the explanation (Richard S. Russell too).

    Today you have proved to be the ideal candidate for the M.C. of Argyle Sweater.

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