Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 25, 2005
"Behold! The 'Towel o' Silence'!...I am now immune to the blabbering of idiots." "How does it work?" "When idiots blabber, I shove this towel in their mouth. The blabbering stops, and I am pleased." "But I like to listen to other people talk...It makes me happy." "I see our approach varies."