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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 08, 2020

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 10 months ago

    You will also get your F online.

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    B UTTONS  10 months ago

    Dear Rat.

    Feel free to skip the rest of the class. You FAILED. Do not collect a refund.

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    Sherlock Watson  10 months ago

    I wasn’t aware that Rat had any class.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  10 months ago

    while I’m not attending college myself, does beg me the question how do you do your education online when the Internet suddenly goes off

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    hariseldon59  10 months ago

    Rat could always claim he’s afraid of catching a computer virus.

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    Robin Harwood  10 months ago

    I’ve heard flimsier excuses from my students.

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    marilynnbyerly  10 months ago

    Some hackers are inserting porn into kids’ education feeds. A great excuse to cut off the computer for kids, to cut it back on for Rat.

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    Imaginarium  10 months ago

    Rat were you talking to Professor Larry Croc ? Dean of Zebra studies ;-) …. Croc Power !

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    dadoctah  10 months ago

    My degree program required some token number of credit hours in Physical Education. I managed to squeak by with Golf, Bowling and Badminton. But I don’t think even those PE courses are conducive to online learning.

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    zerotvus  10 months ago

    What time is lunch?

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    James Wolfenstein  10 months ago

    Get used to it. I canceled my newspaper just to avoid Pastis… and here he is! :D

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    Troglodyte  10 months ago

    You can’t escape the ’net, Rat!

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    Zebrastripes  10 months ago

    Rat isn’t taking any chances….after all, the virus can be transmitted via online and since the classes are huge, he’s done

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  10 months ago

    Well Rat’s ancestors carried the plague, so chances are they might be responsible for this outbreak too.

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    wa6zty  10 months ago

    Has Rat updated his Anti-Virus Software?

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    Linguist  10 months ago

    My grandkids were thrilled that the schools would be closed because of the virus … until they found out that all their classes would be online!

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    KEA  10 months ago

    I was advocating online education 20, no! 30 years ago. With some notable exceptions, there’s very little reason to get a bunch of “students” in one large room listening to a teacher (even me) drone on about something.

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    Call me Ishmael  10 months ago

    Au contraire – Rat is a CLASSIC !

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    karolwithk  10 months ago

    One Big Happy has a crossover with Pearls today…its cute!

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    zeexenon  10 months ago

    “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help.” So far in my 77 years there have been countless instances that the U.S.A. will never keep its Shields Up. The FBI and CIA know all and see all and hear all, baloney until they act all.

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    tims145  10 months ago

    Stephan might want to consider doing all his strips in this style, it seems to be working for him.

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    donwestonmysteries  10 months ago

    My grandson has been told summer term will be online courses. Although he moved to New Mexico with us he is still paying nonresident fees, about $2000 a term for two classes. Says he won’t be doing online classes. I think he deserves a refund for this term, also now online because of Corvid-19.

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    James Dunaway Premium Member 10 months ago

    You may be Zn deficient.

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    knight1192a  10 months ago

    I oughta try that with any college or university. Then if I get that answer “suddenly” remember that I’m not enrolled. See how many ask if I’m actually a student there first.

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    ItaliaNicholas  10 months ago

    How long is this going to go on? Not that I mind…

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    bob-droid12  10 months ago

    I thought Stephan running out of art supplies was a joke; now I’m thinking it might be true.

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    mikeywilly  10 months ago

    Rate major is in class( No Class101, No Class 201…)

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    Sisyphos  10 months ago

    Excuses, excuses! Rat, just admit it: you’re a lazy misanthrope!

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    SpacemanSpiff Premium Member 10 months ago

    I’m glad that SOMEONE is doing Coronavirus strips

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