Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for July 16, 2019


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    Bryan Farht  over 1 year ago

    I think I hear/read this joke on average about 20 times a day in the press. Then even its philosophy is gone.

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    nos.nevets  over 1 year ago

    STEM. The engineer says, “Get a smaller glass.”

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    RAGs  over 1 year ago

    Could I have just the middle half full?

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    Kymberleigh  over 1 year ago

    Why does the waiter resemble Penn Jillette?

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    Watcher  over 1 year ago

    Just give them the bottle and let them decide.

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    kodj kodjin Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Just bring me a gallon jug of “Gallo”

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    enigmamz  over 1 year ago

    Highest paying gig he could get with that degree.

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    feverjr  over 1 year ago

    “Professor Descartes, would you care for some dessert?”… “I think not”… poof, he was gone

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    Dtroutma Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Just fill the top half, please.

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    franki_g  over 1 year ago

    nice….art….on the wall.very minimalist

    paintings even I could create, if someone else did the framing.

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    Superfrog  over 1 year ago

    On second thoughts, I’ll have a large full glass of Merlot.

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    Bilan  over 1 year ago

    Half full or half empty? It doesn’t matter. Just as long as it’s never empty.

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    nosirrom  over 1 year ago

    There’s a difference in the way they’re served.

    Half full: waiter takes glass and pours wine into it until it’s half full then serves it

    Half empty: waiter takes glass and pours wine into it until it is full, drinks half of the wine then serves it. yum – backwash!

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    Cpeckbourlioux  over 1 year ago

    I know a guy with a master in philosophy…he said “Yes. And I know nothing, but I Know that I know nothing.”

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    PekCheeYong  over 1 year ago

    I think there is a parallel to he 2 questions. "May I help you? "Versus “what do you want?”

    The former being more open to possibilities.The latter is more confined comparatively.

    As people tend to prefer the former version of the question, it should naturally follow that, in order to be open to the possibilities, the focus should be on the empty space. And not the wine.

    I.e. I prefer it to be half empty.

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    jimchronister2016  over 1 year ago

    No! Full!

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    hariseldon59  over 1 year ago

    I drink, therefore I am.

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    dot-the-I  over 1 year ago

    … with a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology.

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    johndifool  over 1 year ago

    Apes quote philosophy?

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    WDemBlk Premium Member over 1 year ago

    The idea of pessimist versus optimist is faulty. Do you need to finish what’s in the glass (like before a medical scan & you HATE the stuff, or is it a cold drink on a hot day. I read a quote some place "are you pouring or drinking?).

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Well, that is probably one of the best uses of a Philosophy degree I can think of. I have a history degree. I would have to ask if the customer had a preference in the age of the wine. Millennial, Pepsi, Boomer or earlier.

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    tripwire45  over 1 year ago

    Sadly, so many university degrees don’t lead into any sort of viable career. At least he’s not working at a fast food joint. Hey, maybe he could go to a trade school.

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    zzeek  over 1 year ago

    Why dirty a glass? Just give me the bottle, we’ll rough it.

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    MichaelHelwig  over 1 year ago

    Why can’t restaurants fill the damn glass?

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    1953Baby  over 1 year ago

    Depends on the second of the minute of the hour of the day of the week of the month of the year. . .my attitude changes “secondly”

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    David Frechette Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Old comic strip rerun….02 June 2015.

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    Linguist  over 1 year ago

    I thought those people with advanced Philosophy degrees became taxi drivers and barbers, while English and Psychology majors became bartenders.

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    For a Just and Peaceful World  over 1 year ago

    I want a glass half full but twice as large.

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    thelost wizard  over 1 year ago

    I won’t need my math degree to calculate your 0% tip.

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    contralto2b  over 1 year ago

    My mom once told me that a B.S = Bu!! Sh!&, M.S. = More Sh!&, and Ph.D. = Piled higher and Deeper!

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    Lynnjav  over 1 year ago

    He needs to attain his PhD.

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    konjiki  over 1 year ago

    Bring it to me full, and I’ll return it to you empty. No half measures, please…

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    scaeva  over 1 year ago

    … and yes, I’d like fries with that.

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    magicwalnut Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Love the ponytail!

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    NeoconMan  over 1 year ago

    Rubbish. I have a Ph.D. in Cog Psych. I’m making six figures lecturing.

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    DCBakerEsq  over 1 year ago

    I’d prefer a cold Hefeweizen, please.

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    57BelAir  over 1 year ago

    Good one Mr. Wiley, show us one for an Art Appreciation degree!!! LOL

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    megerkey  over 1 year ago

    I would like the glass to be 51% full, thank you.

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    pcolli  over 1 year ago

    “You mean I have a choice?”

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    Concretionist  over 1 year ago

    The blue-collar person says “I can make that work.”

    The engineer says “I wonder how that works”

    The physicist says “I wonder why that works”

    The philosopher says “Do you want fries with that?”

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    Ka`ōnōhi`ula`okahōkūmiomio`ehiku  over 1 year ago

    Copyright infringement! This same cartoon was first published 6-2-15 © WILEY INK, Inc. and 7-16-19 is © WILEY INK, Ltd.

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    billdaviswords  over 1 year ago

    Either way would be great since they usually fill it about ⅓ full!

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    fixed in post  over 1 year ago

    It’s full either way. Depends on what you’re measuring.

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    MITZI  over 1 year ago

    The other patron (where’s his tie? what kind of restaurant is this?) looks as if he’s eating a turkey drumstick as finger food.

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    bakana  over 1 year ago

    It’s Half Full Before the First Sip.

    Half Empty After. Unless it’s a Bad Wine.

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    COL Crash  over 1 year ago

    I’d like it to be refillable.

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    dukedoug  over 1 year ago

    Just the top half, please.

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    Bicycle Dude  over 1 year ago

    That’s his day job, during his off season Teller.

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