Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for June 09, 2009
Goat says, "Where's rat today?" Pig says, "He got a job as a book editor. He picks which submissions get published and which don't. And they're letting him work from home." Goat says, "That;s great, but isn't that a lot of reading for him? Or does he shortcut it by just reading the first few chapters of each submission?" Pig says, "Yeah, I think he shortcuts it." Rat types, "Dear sir, Your opening word, 'the,' was less than compelling. Better luck next time."