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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for November 16, 2019

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 2 months ago

    Pig should also pay more attention and not rely on others for his safety.

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    garcoa  2 months ago

    Should have asked “May I cross?”

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    juncarlo  2 months ago

    Oh, no! Pig was become roadkill!

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    Baarorso  2 months ago

    I didn’t think a crossing guard made that much money. :/

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  2 months ago

    as Calvin once wrote, “be careful or be roadkill”

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    ComicComet  2 months ago

    He’s right. Pig CAN cross. Now, if he MAY cross…

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 2 months ago

    Most crossing guards are retired men and women. They can get distracted sometimes when their retirement assets are at risk.

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    Bilan  2 months ago

    November 16, 2019: When a pig flies.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 2 months ago

    He didn’t even put his paddle out for you, Pig!

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    odd90745  2 months ago

    Hey looky there Pigs Can Fly!

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    Gent  2 months ago

    Roadkill bacon, anyone?

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    EcurbYkspohs  2 months ago

    Was Rat behind the wheel of that car ? … Croc Power !

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    cdgar  2 months ago

    I got dibs on the bacon!

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    LeeCox  2 months ago

    “I should pay more attention.” Ya THINK, Chris?

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    InuYugiHakusho  2 months ago

    You THINK?!!

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    wrd2255  2 months ago

    Hey, the Dow hit 28,000 so even though there’s carnage, everything’s fine. :-)

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    Zebrastripes  2 months ago

    PIG has the worst luck….

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    J Quest  2 months ago

    Double-crossed by the crossing guard…

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 2 months ago

    MAN, I’m SO GLAD that I DON’T have cell service ANYWHERE within 20 miles of where I live!!

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    Cmcmail2000  2 months ago

    If you leave any government employee in charge of your health or safety, you asked for it.

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  2 months ago

    That crossing guard should save checking for his break.

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    KEA  2 months ago
    If you ain’t eatin’ Wham, you ain’t eatin’ ham. — Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House.
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    Rad-ish, see No Ambiguity on Sherpa Premium Member 2 months ago

    Pig has crossed to the other side.

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    tripwire45  2 months ago

    What? Is Pig in elementary school?

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    Fliptak  2 months ago

    Pig is dead.

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    retpost  2 months ago

    Pig does not have enough to even pay attention.

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    syzygy47  2 months ago

    Can vs should.

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    TimeToGo  2 months ago

    Are you covertly saying crossing guards are not paying attention to the children they are supposed to be protecting?

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    zeexenon  2 months ago

    No, I will not eat green eggs and ham.

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    DCBakerEsq  2 months ago

    Why does the crossing need to be guarded anyway? Is it valuable?

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    B UTTONS  2 months ago

    Back to the drawing board for self-driving vehicles – the AI can now detect a person in the street, but cannot identify a Pig

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    JPuzzleWhiz  2 months ago

    “…but only at your own risk!”

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    JeromeLesniak  2 months ago

    Oh,no! Pig is dead! Wait a sec. That’s Kenny. Wrong deal. Sorry.

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    Tootsie Premium Member 2 months ago

    Texting while doing crossing guard duty, but it was only a second. Good thing it’s a comic and not real life, otherwise he’d be arrested for dereliction of duty and perhaps involuntary manslaughter.

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    eromlig  2 months ago

    I’m afraid all of you missed the joke, which was a play on words, as usual (for Pastis). Cross trading is common within the mutual funds community; hence, when Pig asked if he could “cross” the guard looked up from his mutual funds and said “Sure.”

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    Sisyphos  2 months ago

    Alas, poor Pig! I knew him well!

    How much a pound for that fresh bacon, Bob the Butcher?

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    LesliePiper1  2 months ago

    I see it differently. He has permission, but he is unable….he can’t.

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    Ceeg22 Premium Member 2 months ago

    He’s there to guard Children, not pigs

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