Ha — what a coincidence! There was a brief thread over at Dick Tracy just the other day about these kinds of phrases. Our friend from Ireland, jaz h, shared these hilarious clips from British comedy shows that will compliment today’s strip perfectly:
Mitchell and Webb: https://youtu.be/U6cake3bwnY
Father Ted: https://youtu.be/upwR7zual2E
We had to read this incredibly boring story by Harold Pinter in English class. Sadly, no bonus points for staying awake.
Stick with Cynthia as your interperator, Eb! You might not get a straight answer, but @ least, it will be worth a chuckle!
If he quit because of the abuse, maybe he wasn’t so dumb.
She beat Grandpa at his own game.
I don’t get the impression that she’s messing with him; I think she just doesn’t know the term. To paraphrase Groucho Marx, it is not a common word, nor is it something you see every day.