Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for January 12, 2006
"Hey there, Rat. I hear you're selling gingerbread men. I'd like to buy some." "Okay...hang on. I'll get the last batch." "You know, it's funny, but gingerbread men really take me back to a time in my youth when I used to go to the corner bakery and buy them fresh...it was such a sweet, innocent time...everyone really seemed to care for each other." "Ah...here it is..." "A sad day for Timmy." "...can you guess why Timmy's sad?"