I have the bound set but regret having loaned that book out and never getting it back.
This was supposed to be a T-Rex. In one of his first collections Bill Watterson remarked on the large number of fans who wrote to him to correct his mistaken number of fingers. After this they all have two fingers.
In the commentary of one of his first collections Bill acknowledges the incorrect number of fingers on what is supposed to be a T-Rex.
If Scott had used π for the teacher the improper fraction could have said, “You’re irrational!”
The mother rejecting a touched baby bird is an urban myth. Not true.
I recognize that place, it’s “Six Nugs Over Colorado.”
I have a card from my neighborhood tavern that says “One Free Beer a Day for the Rest of His Life” and a tattoo from a place called Casa Sanchezhttp://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702304370304575151861646999610 that gets me a free lunch every day.It IS all in the pitch.
In one of his early collections Bill Watterson commented that he got a lot of flak for this strip from people who clearly had no sense of humor and probably no kids.
More people have died this year taking selfies than from shark (or bear) attacks:http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/photography/selfies-are-killing-more-people-than-shark-attacks-10512449.html
In one of Watterson’s earlier C&H collections he comments that this idea was one of several that he experimented with that were dead ends. Another was his uncle, who existed for 2 weeks or so and was never seen or mentioned again.