Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for December 21, 2012
Once again my dad is refusing to get me a dog for Christmas. Maybe you're setting your sights to high. Try asking him for a hamster or something. A hamster? Francis, a hamster isn't something like a dog! Hnk! Hack! Hoch! Hocch! RRRETCH! That might be a good thing! Spitsy, that's disgusting.