Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for September 14, 2012

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    margueritem  about 10 years ago

    Love it.

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  about 10 years ago

    I don’t if I’m in luck or if I’m sad, but I never learned the periodic table of elements in high school.

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    Havelock_Vetinari  about 10 years ago

    Sing along everybody!There’s Antimony Arsenic Aluminum Serenium and Hydrogen and Oxygen and Nitrogen Uranium….(Tom Lehrer’s “The Elements” song) I memorized it for 100 points of extra credit.

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    AGED_ENGINEER Premium Member about 10 years ago

    Maybe it’s a calendar to track Pigita’s moods?

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    corzak  about 10 years ago

    Pig, tungsten is 3 weeks away. You have neon on Saturday . . . and you’ll be mostly inert.

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    noahproblem  about 10 years ago

    “It’s just another Magnesium Monday…”

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    Rodney99  about 10 years ago

    Elementary, You Old Goat!

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member about 10 years ago

    Pig isn’t reading it right.

    The weeks are longer than on a regular calendar….. and we don’t have names for so many days…. butBeryllium is quite clearly on a Monday….

    And I’d say Tungsten is definitely a Wednesday…. especially as it’s a “W”…

    Corzak is right…. Neon is Saturday… and Sodium is Sunday….then after Magnesium Monday this will be a surprisingly empty week!

    The following Thursday is Aluminum…. such a light workday you could go to the movies afterward.

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    Hillbillyman  about 10 years ago

    This one’s way above my learning. I road the short bus to school and to work..

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    Buggerit  about 10 years ago

    What happened to Goat’s use of grammer?

    “What do you got going on?”???

    He should have asked, “What do you have going on?” surely.

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    Sisyphos  about 10 years ago

    Pig’s mistake was going to a school supply store to get his new calendar. He should have gone to a stationer’s, of course. Except that he might have misspelled it and got lost….

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    knight1192a  about 10 years ago

    What, did Rat help him shop for the calendar?

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    Alphaanddelta  about 10 years ago

    For only $798.00 more dollars, he could have bought an iphone 5.

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    rockngolfer  about 10 years ago

    My favorite is molybdenum.

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    the burser  about 10 years ago

    helium would have been a fun day

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    uncorked  about 10 years ago

    He’ll be doing plutonium by the end of the month…helium would be fun, but that was last week…

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    GalleyOar  about 10 years ago

    Remembering the old campaign poster. Vote AuH2O

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    mblase75  about 10 years ago

    “Guess my diet is over. On Thursday I’m supposed to be carb-on. "

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    grayleaf  about 10 years ago

    We’re on to you now, Pastis. You bring in the crocs for one or two strips and then stick us with a week of rat, pig and goat ….

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    hariseldon59  about 10 years ago

    Tungsten should really be Wednesday, since its symbol is W.

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    Number Three  about 10 years ago

    I like Periodic tables for some reason.

    AU describes this comic strip…

    GOLD!

    xxx

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    99gagtx  about 10 years ago

    I like this one. Didn’t even see that joke coming.

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    zellman  about 10 years ago

    I was expecting a terrible pun. Got a science joke instead. Was not disappointed.

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    baihe8  about 10 years ago

    Boron is the day after Beryllium.

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    finale  about 10 years ago

    Get the Lead out.

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    runar  about 10 years ago

    Notice how the weeks get longer and longer as the month wears on?

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    einarbt7  about 10 years ago

    Good one.

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    Rickapolis  about 10 years ago

    That’s strange. I have Arsenic for Friday. My in-laws are coming over.

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    Sherlock Watson  about 10 years ago

    Remember that Rolling Stones song that talked about raining gold?“A-U, get off of my cloud…”

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    rf_eq  about 10 years ago

    time for a periodic date with pigita.

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    Spyderred  about 10 years ago

    “What do you got” sounds like goat needs to take some summer classes in English.

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    angusdad  about 10 years ago

    Gives new meaning to carbon dating

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    killacowinWA  about 10 years ago

    Pobre Pig.

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    Yammo Premium Member about 10 years ago

    LOVE IT! Can’t help laughing out loud

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    bmonk  about 10 years ago

    The real problem with using the Periodic Calendar of the Elements is that about 75% of the elements are metals. A few of them are rather soft—some are quite dangerous (Sodium or Polonium)—but in general 2/3 of the month would be quite hard.

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    Popeyesforearm  about 10 years ago

    Pure AU

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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member about 10 years ago

    Nice. I thought this was going to be another lame pun, but they pulled it out.

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    SusanSunshine Premium Member about 10 years ago

    mwbarr — lame pun??

    I have never seen the sort of thing of which you speak.

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    x_Tech  about 10 years ago

    Periodic Table

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    dutchs  about 10 years ago

    This one rivals the classic “poetry slam” strip.

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    dutchs  about 10 years ago

    Wait. GOAT said “What do you got going on?”

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    Phil (full phname Philip Philop)  over 5 years ago

    I’m going to a music festival ytterbium.

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