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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for August 16, 2017

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Calvin will have to use the collegiate level dictionary.

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    ootey  over 2 years ago

    The chickens are coming home to roost dad.

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    jackhs  over 2 years ago

    I learned words early. I went to military school for 2nd grade

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    The Calvinosaurus That Calvin Wanted To Discover  over 2 years ago

    Calvin doesn’t know what the word “rotten” means?

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    Vgrift85  over 2 years ago

    SACUMFRACARKTUS…… I think that’s what he meant.

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Good luck finding them in a dictionary.

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    orinoco womble  over 2 years ago

    Now Dad admits it was a rotten week. When it’s all over. Will he let Mom plan the vacation next year? Will he like --!

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    Jabroniville Premium Member over 2 years ago

    haha, this is one of the few times where Dad didn’t appreciate “roughing it”. A fantastic, ironic strip. The best part is that using your imagination can make the joke even funnier!

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    jpayne4040  over 2 years ago

    Poor Dad. Of course the sun will come out now! This sounds like my luck on most days!

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    dl11898  over 2 years ago

    Mom is at Homewood Suites.. She may not wish to leave.

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    cubswin2016  over 2 years ago

    I thought Dad liked being in the rain.

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    M2MM  over 2 years ago

    Best wrap up to an otherwise miserable holiday.

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    ellisaana Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Hobbes is so excited to be educated. Next, he will want to use all his newly learned words to impress the babe next door.

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  over 2 years ago

    Dads note to himself: Next year. Vacation week will be booked the following week.

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member over 2 years ago

    This will be the eclipse. The clouds will come in just before the start and clear up about 1 hour after the end! Guaranteed.

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    gantech  over 2 years ago

    Does one of them rhyme with “duck”?

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    gantech  over 2 years ago

    …Which is what dad better do if mom hears him say it in front of Calvin.

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    formathe  over 2 years ago

    This is the same way it ended the other 14 times they ran this series.

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    William Bednar Premium Member over 2 years ago

    And I’ll just bet that if Dad started unpacking, rain would start up again.

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    hamon  over 2 years ago

    Rain is so underappreciated

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    tom  over 2 years ago

    Rather like my last summer at Boy Scout Camp. Rained steadily the whole time. Hated squishy wet shoes, went without them. Hated damp, clammy shirt, went without it.

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    peytie Premium Member over 2 years ago

    This happened to us on a 10 day vacation in the FL keys. Rained every day. We went fishing dressed in garbage bags. We had one day left and packed up to leave. After breakfast, leaving the restaurant, we saw a patch of blue sky, checked into a motel, put the boat in the water, caught the biggest dolphin (fish, not Flipper) ever, and went snorkeling on the reef. Saved the vacation.

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    BiggerNate91  over 2 years ago

    “Slippin’ rippin’ dang fang rotten zarg bag-a-ding-dong!”

    - Dad, http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1987/12/24

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    locake  over 2 years ago

    Did the Mom bail on this vacation? I haven’t see her in days.

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    tuslog1964  over 2 years ago

    NULLES CARBORUNDUM BASTARDOS (Don’t let the “buzzards” grind you down)

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