Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for June 18, 2013

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    rentier  over 9 years ago

    Waiting for understanding!

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    sharpy  over 9 years ago

    A salute clavin’s dad, to explain things the way Calvin understands!

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    Vandal00  over 9 years ago

    It’s easier to believe in something that’s silly, rather than question it.

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    Steve Bartholomew  over 9 years ago

    Doesn’t wind come from wind farms?

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    arye uygur  over 9 years ago

    At this point Calvin’s mom would be saying from the side, “Dear.”

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    Downundergirl  over 9 years ago

    complicated = I don’t really know.

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    Aaron Saltzer  over 9 years ago

    That must mean Calvin’s dad doesn’t know what causes wind. Lol

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    ant  over 9 years ago

    God bless you, trees!

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    edclectic  over 9 years ago

    Let’s not get behind in this arc…

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    Phapada  over 9 years ago

    where are they running…….?

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    bluram  over 9 years ago

    Dad could have also told Calvin “They Call The Wind Maria”.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02Mh3DNaXDw

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    GROG Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Beans does it for me.

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    Aaberon  over 9 years ago

    I just snorted my coffee!

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    rmacprivate  over 9 years ago

    I’m going to remember that one for when the grandkids get to that asking stage.

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    rshive  over 9 years ago

    Sounds good to me.

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    KatetheGreatComics  over 9 years ago

    BRILLIANT strip.

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    Puddleglum2  over 9 years ago

    “It’s an ill wind that blows no good.”It’s an ill tree that sneezes no good.

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    marshalljpeters Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I’m surprised to see Dad actually admitting that what he said first wasn’t true. Usually he just keeps embellishing his story.

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    KSfarmgirl  over 9 years ago

    Someone told me they thought that trees waving their branches caused the wind-

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    Jaddis  over 9 years ago

    Reminds me of a similar Peanuts strip: Box 1: Linus asks Lucy, “Why is the sky blue?” Box 2: Lucy relies acidly: “BECAUSE IT ISN’T GREEN!!” sending Linus and his blanket tumbling over backward. Box 3: Lucy stomps away in disgust. Box 4: Linus breaks the fourth wall saying—“That just shows how stupid I am. . . I thought there might be a more complicated reason. . .”

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    watmiwori  over 9 years ago

    What’s complicated about beans or melted cabbage?

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    Jspine  over 9 years ago

    It’s not trees sneezing! They’re waving their branches to make the wind!

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    Matt Maldre Premium Member over 9 years ago

    I’m just glad wind is not caused by trees farting.

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    ssejhill  over 9 years ago

    What causes wind? Trees sneezing? … I thought it was blowhard politicians.

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    meihong  over 9 years ago

    The trees are sneezing! How cute!

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    Earnestly Frank  over 9 years ago

    You mean wind is not caused by trees sneezing? Why didn’t anyone tell me this before?

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    Popeyesforearm  over 9 years ago

    my wife says I’m the wind beneath her sheets

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    Number Three  over 9 years ago

    Awwwww… Cute!

    LOL xxx

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    KEA  over 9 years ago

    Calvin should ask Lucy van Pelt; she always has an explanation, regardless of her ignorance.

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    ratlum  over 9 years ago

    I like that.My Grandmother would tell me when ever there was thunder and lightning that it was the dump truck dumping fire wood next door.I was about 7 and helping the old man next door pile his wood meant goodies .To this day thunder dose not scare me.

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    Stephen Gilberg  over 9 years ago

    At least he admitted it’s not the truth this time.

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    crfender  over 9 years ago

    Does Treebeard sneeze?

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    pouncingtiger  over 9 years ago

    Q: What causes wind?A: Eating beans or any other gaseous foods

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    thirdguy  over 9 years ago

    I wish they would cover their mouths!

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    Puddleglum2  over 9 years ago

    @Popeyes4arm,“Three sheets to the wind”

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    BronyInk  almost 9 years ago

    I don’t like Calvin’s dad, this is one of the reasons that he’s not doing good in school (plus being hyper, possible adhd, etc…) Calvin probably thinks that no adult will give him the straight answers, even the teachers, so why listen to them in the first place? (Thank God we had an encyclopedia set at my house, or I would have ended up like Calvin!)

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