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Pearls Before Swine for May 13, 2018

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    BE THIS GUY GC Insider 5 months ago

    You are allowed to be sweet on Christmas and Mother’s Day.

    More importantly, why does The Times have so much power?

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  5 months ago

    I bet even musicians feel the same way when having a one-hit wonder and the rest of their music are flops.

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    knight1192a  5 months ago

    Yes Rat, you are allowed a sweet strip every once in a while.

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    Liverlips McCracken GC Insider 5 months ago

    @KNIGHT1192A Yeah, but not with him in it.

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    Needles2sayu~sewFunny  5 months ago

    Mom, you’re the BEST! :’ )

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    GeifuKe  5 months ago

    Mama, we’re all crazee now……..

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    Bilan  5 months ago

    Was that his pearl before his swine?

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    GeifuKe  5 months ago

    By the way, on a somber note, I ought to tell Pig and Goat, that my mom bought the farm last year. :-(

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    SquawkTron  5 months ago

    It’s a nice tribute for moms, Pig.

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    PICTO  5 months ago

    MOM spelled upside down is WOW.

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    Gent  5 months ago

    Of course not! Think of all the poor souls with diabetes!

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    Cameron1988 GC Insider 5 months ago

    For once, Rat, isn’t the author. Happy Mother’s Day!

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    NeedaChuckle  5 months ago

    The main problem is doing your best thing first, then by comparison everything else is meh. Like M. Night Shamylan and the Sixth Sense.

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    maybeinthenextworld  5 months ago

    now we know where Guy Gilchrist ended up

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    david_weinstock  5 months ago

    if dylan thomas was alive to see ‘portrait of the artist as a young dog’ emulated and debauched like this, he would get drunk again. even if he didn’t see this, he would get drunk again. pastis – return that book to the library. you studied it long enough

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    samhuff  5 months ago

    And to Rat: Happy Day You Mother!

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    eladee  5 months ago

    Happy Mother’s Day everyone. Especially Pig!!!

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    A_NY_Outlaw  5 months ago

    do kids today even know what books look like?

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima GC Insider 5 months ago

    Allow me to add my Happy Mother’s Day to the chorus. I miss you and love you. Thank you for giving me life.

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    DarthDurinsBANEling  5 months ago

    Who’d have thought… Pearls has the sweetest strip of the day.

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    JMG316  5 months ago

    Awwwww!!!!! ❤️❤️

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    Yakety Sax  5 months ago

    God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. Rudyard Kipling

    Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. Erich Fromm

    Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. Stevie Wonder

    It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? Mahatma Gandhi

    I’ll have to quit now for I cannot seem to see my keyboard. Mom, I miss you!

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    Artie Adams  5 months ago

    That pun doesn’t make any sense.

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    Sisyphos  5 months ago

    I know, Rat! It’s unbelievable, isn’t it?! Sweetness, in PBS?! Without a sudden dark turn?

    Happy Mother’s Day!

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    cooganm GC Insider 5 months ago

    Well, Rat DID undermine the sweetness somewhat at the end, so he’s still the best. Worship the Rat!

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    winston5610  5 months ago

    My Mom coiled off this mortal shuffle a little over four years ago. My earliest distinct memory of her involved her shooting a swimming water moccasin with an M-1 rifle at a range about 120 feet, and the snake came down in three pieces. It was she, and not my Dad, who taught me to drive a stick shift. She worked fifty-plus hours a week to put me through military boarding school because the public schools in our city were so crummy. She was stubborn and opinionated in a “My way or the highway” sort of way. She was also the only person in history to break a leg bidding a bridge game (we were at my seven diamonds, redoubled). Even in the hospice with Alzheimer’s and in agony with Fibromyalgia, her last clear words were “I’m not ready to give up yet.” She loved her family and her Norwegian Elkhounds, and she would rather go fishing than eat when she was hungry, and through it all she remained a proper and polite southern grand dame. It was my honor to scatter her ashes in her favorite fishing hole. She is meandering toward Pascagoula and the Gulf. Thanks, Mom, for more encouragement and love and memories than I will ever be able to relate if I live to a hundred!

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    John Reece GC Insider 5 months ago

    You hit the nail on the head once more, Mr. Pastis. ’Tis an honor to know you, and I know your mother must be proud.

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    Ned Dickens  5 months ago

    Hey guys, listen.. My real name’s not Ned Dickens, it’s Andi Miranti. Ned Dickens is the name of my character in a cartoon novel series I’m working on, “The Adventures of Blue-Smashin’ Ned Dickens”. The full version of my first Ned Dickens novel came out 2 years ago, and even though it’s not exactly a classic, it has been locally popular. My mom is really supportive, helping me write and sell my Ned Dickens book. Happy one week after Mother’s Day! I’m currently working on my second Ned Dickens novel, and its full version will be published probably in early 2019. Hopefully it won’t be a disappointment…

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