Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for January 16, 1973
Mike: Hmm. Mail's late today. Zonker: Mailman! Mike: Zonker! Hey, what gives, hombre? Zonker: Ol' Ralphie's sick. I told him I'd take over for him this week! Oh, here's your mail, kid! Frankly, I've seen better. Your mom is fine, but your date's off for the weekend, and you failed English! Well, see ya! "Neither rain nor snow nor sleet!"
Mike is a journalism major and he fails English?