Elvis is trying to comfort the baby. Lupin is wearing his roving reporter hat, and we can just see his mike in panel 2.
It’s a public service.
Though I should add that, while we can, we don’t always.
“Sadly, no one, not even me, can say duc-tt.”I can, of course. So can most people in Australia, Britain, India, New Zealand, and South Africa.
All that good work ruined!
I have actually done some work, so I know what it is like. I became a philosophy lecturer so that I wouldn’t have to do any more.
Elvis does not approve of the casual look except for people who have to do manual work for a living. For those whose work is not manual work, formal attire is preferred. And we see that the boys all follow that rule. (Burt tells us that The Man is a video editor, so he does no real work at all.)
That’s Oliphant’s penguin. Oliphant was the cartoonist in the Adelaide Advertiser when I was a boy. Then he got a job in Denver, USA.
By smiling and waving?