Facing the camera breaks the fourth wall. While acting a scene on camera, you’re specifically supposed to not face the camera.
Maybe it’s a small retainer, and it got mixed in with the food scraps – could have been mashed potatoes, baked beans, or something like that.
This storyline has turned into “Rip Haywire in Space”.
No, they were not right.
“To effect” is a verb when it means “to cause” or “to bring about”. That useage of the word is an exception to the normal use of “effect” as a noun meaning “the result of”. The first poster was correct, and the first thing I noticed upon reading this comic was that they used the wrong verb.
Don’t high school and college students write papers any more where they need to know that? I learned “ibid” in 11th grade English for my first research paper, and used it all the way through graduate school.
Now I’ve got the song in my head. “Road Runner! You’ll die if he catches you! Road Runner, if he catches you, you’re through! That coyote’s really a crazy clown. When will he learn that he never can hold him down. Poor little Road Runner never bothers anyone. Runnin’ down the road’s his idea of having fun.”
Where t=time in hours, wouldn’t it be 80t=1825 for Mandy, and 55t=1192 for Todd. So, Mandy’s time = 1825/80 = 22.8125 hours. Todd’s time = 1192/55 = 21.67272 hours for Todd. Todd will arrive first, by 1.139 hours. That’s about one hour, eight minutes, thirty seconds sooner. (.139*60) These problems always assume simultaneous departure, instant acceleration, and constant rate of speed, which is not possible in practice, so Nate’s right about that “stopping at a convenience store” bit.
“The court composer is hereby ordered to never again write a low B natural for any trombone player, on pain of death.”
Brilliant – Everything she says (or even thinks) in the strip is an example of her first statement.