Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for January 21, 1989
Susie: Hey, Calvin, how come you're late today? Why didn't you ride the bus? Calvin: I was going to skip school, but I got caught. Susie: Really? How? Calvin: Mom had the wind for that final sprint. Susie: Your mom had to chase you? calvin: I couldn't believe it when she cleared the hedge.