Thanks, that does make it a bit clearer, seems a long way to go for the humour though, even Stephan Pastis would balk at this run around!
I looked it up too, and paternal, although I was pretty sure I knew what both meant, they did mean approximately what I thought, and there isn’t much difference between them, I don’t get this strip at all.
Considering he is on the dole he would get his council tax and rent paid for him, before he could even lay hands on it. Poor research by the cartoonist there.
in the freezer
Mostly old Victorian and Edwardian illustrations I think.
Is it? I don’t see the joke. (Assuming it goes beyond the hyperbole of the basic concept)
being pursued by someone like PP it pretty scary too. She isn’t catch of the month by a long shot.
Amazing how often this hasn’t happened though Roberta Yates, isn’t it!
Which it is.