Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for October 07, 2004
"My temper-prone sock puppet, Pepito, would like some spaghetti. Please give him your bowl of spaghetti." "Please tell Pepito that I purchased this bowl of spaghetti...Therefore, I have the right to eat it...If Pepito would like spaghetti, Pepito may purchase some for himself." "......your subtle nuances are lost on Pepito."