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Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for April 26, 2019

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    whahoppened  about 2 years ago

    You really don’t know what the reaction of a young one is gonna be.

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    Night-Gaunt49  about 2 years ago

    Her experience is vastly different from Arlo’s.

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    Nachikethass  about 2 years ago

    She’s a farm-raised girl who has seen a couple of restaurants.

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    tudza Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Right on. It’s like when I took my daughter to a fancy restaurant and she ordered steak, and not well done either. Makes you proud.

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    unfair.de  about 2 years ago

    Arlo did well. Be true to them if you want them to be true to you.

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    fredd13  about 2 years ago

    That reaction says two things. Firstly, Mary-Lou and Gene are raising her well, helping her to understand hard facts and think about them for herself. And secondly – she’s a typical kid (bloodthirsty little devils, each and every one).

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    jarvisloop Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Will today’s strip raise the ire of the PETA SJWs?

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    Walkdad2 Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Nice touch with the hat.

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    StoicLion1973  about 2 years ago

    Meat, it’s what’s for dinner!

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    Tyge Premium Member about 2 years ago

    You better have something to trade if you’re ever going to get that hat back. :o)

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    assrdood  about 2 years ago

    Me too, Meg, me too.

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    well-i-never  about 2 years ago

    Was it her lamb I wonder?

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    contralto2b  about 2 years ago

    My parents raised rabbits for meat. Our brood stock were pets. The ones we were going to eat were not treated as pets. My niece once told my mom that she liked rabbits. You could play with them as babies, then eat them as adults. We did NOT name the ones we were going to eat. (did you know rabbits can be vicious? Their hind claws can dig furrows into your arm/body/leg and their teeth can bite thru a fingernail down to the bone?)

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    banjinshiju  about 2 years ago

    My grandfather raised cows as sort of a hobby. Ever so often we would get a quarter of a beef for processing cost. I’m afraid that while I was growing up, the cows seemed to be a little nervous around me. It could be the fact that I was looking over the fence with a knife and a fork in my hands.

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    DCBakerEsq  about 2 years ago

    And, I hated that uppity lamb anyway.

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    cuzinron47  about 2 years ago

    Curious response from Arlo, considering lamb is supposed to be his favorite.

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    edge2edge  about 2 years ago

    Mmmm, lamb and real mint jelly. Us humans are omnivores and that includes meat. Meg knows what is good…

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    David Huie Green-Life is good  about 2 years ago

    Arby’s used to call one of their gyros/gyri lamb. They changed the name to Greek. I imagine the idea of eating a sweet little lamb didn’t sit well with some.

    (It still tastes just as good.)

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    WF11  about 2 years ago

    At first I took it as Arlo assuming that Meg (or any child) would find lamb very unpleasant tasting, maybe downright “icky”. I never had lamb growing up, as my mother detested it and talked about how awful it was (her mother loved nothing better than a good “leg of lamb”, which is no doubt why my mother hated it, having to eat it so frequently when growing up). Once I was out on my own, I discovered lamb and realized that I really liked it. In fact, I had roast lamb for Easter dinner last Sunday, and some lamb Shepherd’s Pie at dinner last night.

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    jonesbeltone  about 2 years ago

    Meg is so real.

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    david_reaves Premium Member about 2 years ago

    I raise a couple of steers every year for the freezer. They get names, we take a few pictures, but they are always livestock— raised to be food. We know what our beef ate, that it didn’t have hormones, and no crowded feedlot conditions. We put close to 800 lbs beef in the freezer. I also hunt and fish. I clean and process everything I kill. My kids know where meat comes from!

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