Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for December 14, 2008
Nate says, "'shopping consultant'?" woman says, "That's me! I help folks find the perfect holiday gift!" Talk to me! I'm a shopping consultant Nate says, "So you can help me find a Christmas present for a girl?" woman says, "Ah! A special girl?" Nate says, "Right. Jenny, but unfortunately, she's going out with Artur right now." Nate says, "...So I can't get her some cheesy romantic gift. That would seem sort of weird, y'know." Nate says, "But I don't want to give her a 'just friends' gift because then she won't know I still lik her!" NAte says, "...So what I need is a gift that'll make Jenny realize she shold dump Artur and get on board the Nate love train." Nate says, "I've got...Let's see...One dollar and sixty hree cents." Nate says, "Work with me." woman says, "You know what, it's time for my lunch break..."