Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for October 19, 2019


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Pig, consider yourself lucky to make it past five; most pigs are slaughtered before they reach one.

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    jeff_elbel  over 1 year ago

    It only hurts when I laugh.

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    Jesy Bertz Premium Member over 1 year ago

    You just Seussed that out, Pig?

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    Bilan  over 1 year ago

    Life is what happens while you’re making other plans.

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    cdgar  over 1 year ago

    If you don’t set your sights too high, life is less disappointing. Watching my two great grandchildren growing up has been a complete justification for my existence.

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    Gent  over 1 year ago

    Sigh. The only places I go are in the woods.

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    Anathema Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Five is just right. By six you start school.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Ouch. Not funny, Pastis. Too close to the truth.

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Everyone who is not five knows the truth of that statement.

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    Breadboard  over 1 year ago

    Better in the womb. No worries everything is free ! … Croc Power !

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    asrialfeeple  over 1 year ago

    I’m having a better time now.

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    dlkrueger33  over 1 year ago

    Since most of our adult lives are spent working and raising families, sometimes those “places you’ll go” have to wait until you retire. And then you gotta hope you have the health and finances to go anywhere.

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    ACK! Premium Member over 1 year ago

    “The future isn’t what it used to be.”

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    Zebrastripes  over 1 year ago

    Idk! Pig has been is a lot of distress lately! Call Pigita….maybe she’ll lift his spirits…..maybe

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    jessie d. Premium Member over 1 year ago

    yeah, at 5 somebody else is paying the bills.

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    Omniman  over 1 year ago

    The sad part is that you don’t realize it until later.

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    jpayne4040  over 1 year ago

    I couldn’t agree more!

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    Willywise52 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Don’t forget the grave.

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    The Fly Hunter  over 1 year ago

    The places I’ll go? You mean to the bathroom several times during the night?

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  over 1 year ago

    At least Pig wasn’t cooked up and served as ribs.

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    8ec23d5228da33aa2115003c92d0fe83  over 1 year ago

    The price of bacon in China is rising. Their pigs are being decimated.

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    nosirrom  over 1 year ago

    Pastis better watch it or somebody is going to Seuss him

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    walstib  over 1 year ago

    Well, it worked out for Peter Pan.

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    DCBakerEsq  over 1 year ago

    Life’s a bitch. Then, you die.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Depends on the the type of family environment you grew up in. Not everyone’s childhood was fortunate. As for me I had a very blessed childhood. I miss being five

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    WCraft Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Well, for most of us; anyway.

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    Eric S   over 1 year ago

    yeah well I’m going to DISNEYLAND on monday!

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    Kind&Kinder  over 1 year ago

    Here you have the perfect example of a pig in a poke!

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    Concretionist  over 1 year ago

    Some aspects of life are excellent at that age: No added cost housing, meals, health care, clothing and toys, and plenty of sleep. On the other hand, no choices on anything that matters, no elections, and you cannot vote w/ your feet. On the 3rd hand, mostly you don’t even notice that there are no choices because, hey, you’re five!

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    Sisyphos  over 1 year ago

    Anyone who takes Pig as his guru or anyone who takes Pig’s advice is mentally five!

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    CalLadyQED  over 1 year ago

    Long serious comment warning. Please skip if you dislike rhapsodizing on comic strips.

    Work: I help people protect their assets, provide for their loved ones, and plan for long-term financial security. I work in a safe, climate-controlled environment where I can use my talents and skills. It is not fun, but it is challenging, stable, and profitable.

    Home: A haven in a sea of troubles. Shelter, protection, permanence. At times, excruciatingly lonely, but nevertheless always safe.

    Bed: God’s design for Man’s physical, mental, and emotional renewal continues to baffle and elude us. I struggle with sleep but am learning to prioritize it.

    Everyone should have these and better. Not everyone has even what I am blessed with.

    But you know what, Pig? These places can be pretty good, even great, places to go.

    #adulting #adulthood

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    Dragongirl55  7 months ago

    Baby pig is so cute!

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