Y is for ‘Why not’ and X is for ‘Xerox’.
https://dilbert.com/strip/2004-01-03 Tina and the buttered torso.
The look on LvP in the 3rd panel is priceless.
I remembered that she gave birth… I looked up the date Google. I also remember that the PHB gave her grief about calling home on the company phone and her excuse was that she was working late and had to let her family know (but I didn’t find that one).
In the Aug 6, 91 strip she gave birth to a baby at the office by the Xerox copier.
I literally rode the school bus with a kid who put his mother through this same thing every day. He was the son of the principal.
These strips are based on Schulz’s relationship with his wife – kinda sad.
Calvin and especially Hobbes are already cultural icons.
Ignorance is the mother of adventure.
Snoopy would have started that way…