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FoxTrot by Bill Amend for February 16, 2020

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  over 1 year ago

    good try, Peter

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    fomalhaut09  over 1 year ago

    Mega in Greek just means large.

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    if(comicStrip == "funny") {return "laughter";}  over 1 year ago

    Would a french fry be a ‘ten kilo meal’?

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    hariseldon59  over 1 year ago

    Sounds more like an argument that Jason would make.

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    michaeljwolff  over 1 year ago

    It’s not common knowledge, but all fast-food franchises have special rules for whenever they open up in the Fox neighborhood.

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    Shyam Gourisuresh Premium Member over 1 year ago

    In the US, 1 kcal is confusingly referred to as 1 calorie. A megacalorie meal, in everyday US usage, would just be a 1000 calorie meal (or, more appropriately, a 1000 kcal meal) which is fairly reasonable for a burger, fries, and soda.

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    WaitingMan  over 1 year ago

    MEGA, Make Eating Great Again!

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    Ellis97  over 1 year ago

    Roger, if they were to give out a million items, they’d be shut down for causing so many deaths of their customers.

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    Kroykali  over 1 year ago

    Today’s classic Sunday strip we’re missing:

    https://www.gocomics.com/foxtrot/1998/02/15

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    P51Strega  over 1 year ago

    At 1 second per item, he’d be waiting over 11 days. Of course, eating the items as they arrived, he’d probably like that.

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    scyphi26  over 1 year ago

    And it shows you actually were paying attention in math class, so I’m sure your teacher will be proud of that much. Probably.

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    VICTOR PROULX  over 1 year ago

    The grey hair had a good comeback

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    BiggerNate91  over 1 year ago

    Just be thankful it’s not an “ultimate” combo.

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    wesleylscott1  over 1 year ago

    So, does a Mega Million Lottery Ticket mean you have to by a million tickets in order to win one US Dollar ????

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    sandflea  over 1 year ago

    I figured it meant the number of grams of salt.

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    josh_bisbee  over 1 year ago

    Andy is rubbing off on him (for those who don’t know, Andy majored in English at college).

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    Stephen Gilberg  over 1 year ago

    “Kid, you can’t afford that many.”

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    Night-Gaunt49  over 1 year ago

    When I was his age and working out in the weight room I could it two whoppers (which were larger in the 1970’s) 2 fries and 2 large shakes. Not any more.

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    Lyons Group, Inc.  over 1 year ago

    Is there any bottom in that pit of yours, Peter?

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    Cactus-Pete  over 1 year ago

    He didn’t use “mega” as a prefix, he used it as a word; and as a word it means very large.

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    PBS1!  over 1 year ago

    Why does a megazord consist of only five zords?

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    dsidney49  over 1 year ago

    If I’m making the decision to eat at “fast food” joints to partake of deep-fried sides, grease-dripping burgers, and lethally-sweetened beverages, do you REALLY think I’m concerned about caloric intake…?? (To know me is to love me… and worry somewhat about my mortality…)

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    Tijaro  over 1 year ago

    Peter, That WAS THE DUMBEST LOOPHOLE YOU"VE MADE SO FAR!!!!!!!!!

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    fuzzbucket  over 1 year ago

    After 6 days, this burger is messed up with rotten tomatoes and wilted lettuce, not to mention cold. Fix me up with two fresh ones, or I’ll call the health department.

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    alexzinuro  2 months ago

    I have a similar complaint about “Shark Tank”.

    Me (to the crew of the show): Your show is called “Shark Tank”, yet it doesn’t teach the viewers anything about sharks. It’s about budding entrepreneurs launching their products. It seems to me that truth-in-advertising laws require this show to teach people the truth about sharks and other misunderstood and persecuted species (the aye-aye lemur, for instance).

    “Shark Tank” crew: The name actually refers to the risk of starting a business; we’ve likened it to getting into a tank of sharks.

    Me: That makes the title even more misleading and insulting, because it overlooks the fact that humans are at fault, not sharks. Humans are the ones who build these tanks and capture sharks to keep in them as aquarium exhibits. Humans kill more sharks per day—per minute, in fact—than sharks kill humans per year, not counting bycatch.

    Truth-in-advertising laws, unfortunately, don’t apply to book, movie, or TV show titles, or to people’s names.

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