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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for January 22, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 28 days ago

    Spare him his life from this monstrosity

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    Kveldulf  28 days ago

    Frightening thought: what is his worst subject?

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    Kaputnik  28 days ago

    I see a little silhouetto of a pig…

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    MrFixit  28 days ago

    Galileo Galilei

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    comic4matt  28 days ago

    Mamaaa, Rat’s just killed a man. Put his gun against Steph’s head…

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    verticallychallenged Premium Member 28 days ago

    And to think I read these comics to help me fall back asleep. Sigh. Carry on, carry on.

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    dadoctah  28 days ago

    Before Bohemian Rhapsody, we used to sing Galileo’s full name to the tune of “The Happy Wanderer”.

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    enigmamz  28 days ago

    The most important lesson: Nothing really matters.

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    nosirrom  28 days ago

    A Starmus play to his audience and Pastis does a very good job.

    I know most won’t get the reference but most of us don’t have a PhD in astrophysics.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 28 days ago

    Pig, that is not saying much.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 28 days ago

    Mama Mia!

    If you’ve got 6 minutes, here it is with lyrics.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFKBR1ggTMY

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    some idiot on the internet Premium Member 28 days ago

    Okay, I’ll say it: that’s not a science question. It’s history trivia.

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    Hugh B. Hayve  28 days ago

    I heard somewhere he was pretty scared of thunder and lightening.

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    Radish Premium Member 28 days ago

    Scaramouch, Scaramouch will you do the Fandango?

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    WilliamRichmond  28 days ago

    Oh great, now I have that song stuck in my head….

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    EcurbYkspohs  27 days ago

    Wayne’s World …… Party Time !

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    jmcenanly  27 days ago

    Ask Brian May about that.

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    mjb515  27 days ago

    You have gone and thrown all that away.

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    Fred  27 days ago

    no more music for you young man

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    stringer831  27 days ago

    I’m waiting for Pig’s answer to the inevitable question about the properties of Mercury.

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    Emmett Wayne  27 days ago

    A gratuitous Queen comic on the day the Oscar nominations come out. Nicely done, Steph.

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    Emmett Wayne  27 days ago

    I think the first lines sums up this entire strip: “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?”

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    SkyFisher  27 days ago

    One of the most famous celebrations of murder.

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    drycurt  27 days ago

    That is a history question, not a science question.

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    bartman666  27 days ago

    Scaramouche, Scaramouche, can you do the fandango ?

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    Bookworm  27 days ago

    “Eppur si muove.” Galileo Galilei .

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    Future Reuben Recipient  27 days ago

    if you tell siri “i see a little silhouetto of a man” she’ll sing Bohemian Rapsody

    its true. see for yourself.

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    Znox11  27 days ago

    History Factoid: Galileo was a poor boy from a poor family.

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    chris_weaver  27 days ago

    Is this a real science test, or is this just fantasy?

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    DCBakerEsq  27 days ago

    Let him go.

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    Motormaniac  27 days ago

    Scaramouche!

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    Al Nala  27 days ago

    Everyone KNOWS it’s Gallant Galileo of Galalee!

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    WmCraft Premium Member 27 days ago

    Very funny. Pastis always brings it!

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    Ron Dunn  27 days ago

    Long live Freddy Mercury.

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    ChessPirate  27 days ago

    Bohemian Rhapsody reminds of the “funny wrong lyrics” thing. The line “Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me, for meeee” sounded to me like “Beelzebub has the devil for a side-board, me, for me, for meeee”… ☺

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    meg_grif  27 days ago

    If you have Siri on your phone, try telling it “I see a little silhouetto of a man”.

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    judy2eyes Premium Member 27 days ago

    Nothing really matters, nothing really matters to me…

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    genej101  27 days ago

    Oh, Siri, I’ll never let you go… :^)

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    tracybsmith  27 days ago

    BRILLIANT!

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    Bob C  27 days ago

    I’m sure you’re being facetious. Why would anyone try to inject politics into everything.

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    ADNERB Premium Member 27 days ago

    Okay…I found this really funny!! I’m glad I wasn’t drinking anything when I read this. It would have been bad for my keyboard.

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    Kind&Kinder  27 days ago

    “Any way the wind blows….”

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    Daeder Premium Member 27 days ago

    Pig totally rocked that question!

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    skipper1992  27 days ago

    …. aaannnd straight to the comments.

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    Chris Sherlock  27 days ago

    I find Pig’s remark in the last panel somewhat discouraging, given his answer to the question.

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    Sisyphos  27 days ago

    You’re such a bohemian, Pig!

    It is pretty scary if Science is your best subject; do you expect to graduate?

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    mdmp22  27 days ago

    Omg so funny

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    GeifuKe  27 days ago

    Galileo leaves Pig all starry-eyed.

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    GeifuKe  27 days ago

    The subject of Galileo’s funeral: Planet. Then do it.

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    GeifuKe  27 days ago

    Actually, this sounds more like an interrogation and less like a science quiz. Also, give the age of Galileo when he made his most important discovery, his residence at the time, the distance from his house to his place of work, the number of hours he worked, and the number of wives he had, if he had any, and then multiply all numerical data by 3.14.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 27 days ago

    103 comments and no political bickering> Oh Joy! This must be a comic strip!

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    dzeeba41  26 days ago

    Could not agree more. Hope its not a dream.

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    BeatrizBroadfoot  26 days ago

    He’s just a poor boy from a poor family

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    Andrew Bosch Premium Member 25 days ago

    Does Beelzebub have a devil put aside for Pig?

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    EmilyDuncan  19 days ago

    Love this!

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