Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for January 23, 2009
boy says, "This is my third detention since September." Nate says, "Only three? Dude, that's so middle of the road!" boy says, "What do you mean?" Nate says, "I mean detention is not a 'sometimes' thing! It's all or nothing!" Nate says, "You either get no detentions at all, or you rack up a real number, like.." Nate says, "Mrs. Czerwicki, what's my tab?" Mrs. Czerwicki says, "One hundred and eighteen, dear."