Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for January 10, 1993
Mrs. Godfrey: Hello. Francis: There's nothing to do.... Nate: Let's make some crank phone calls! Francis: Hmm.... I don't know, Nate.... Nate: C'mon! It'll be fun! I know just who we can call! Francis: Who? Nate: Mrs. Godfrey! We can get back at her for giving us detention last week! Hello, is this Mrs. Godfrey? Mrs. Godfrey: Yes. Nate: Mrs.Godfrey, I'm conducting a survey for the national kitchen appliance association.... Mrs. Godfrey: Uh-huh.... Tell me is your refrigerator running? Mrs. Godfrey: Yes, it is..... Nate: Well, you'd better go chase it! It's getting away!! WA HA HA HA HA! OH HO HO HO HO!! Mrs. Godfrey: That's very amusing, Nate. I'll see you in class tomorrow. Francis: I thought you were supposed to hang up on her! Nate: Let's do something else.