Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for April 29, 2016
Mrs. Godfrey: Nate, did you actually think I'd believe this absurd fairy tale? Mrs. Godfrey: Concocting some ridiculous excuse involving the class gerbil is much worse than not doing the homework in the first place! Mrs. Godfrey: I expect more of you. Nate: Yeah. I expect more of me, too. Nate: Give me five minutes to think up a better story.