B.C. by Mastroianni and Hart for September 23, 2023

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    Imagine  5 months ago

    Monthly? The Count goes through a lot of down.

    Alternately, on the naughty side, place the words “She goes” in front of that phrase.

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    oldthang  5 months ago

    Am I the only one who doesn’t understand this strip?

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    Count Olaf Premium Member 5 months ago

    Leave The Count out of this! And clean up your filthy lowly unworthy minds… Yes, you!

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    hariseldon59  5 months ago

    Must use it to line his coffin.

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    Purple People Eater  5 months ago

    How do you get down from an elephant?

    You don’t. You get down from a duck.

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    sandpiper  5 months ago

    r-e-e-e-a-ching

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    Doug K  5 months ago

    Down for the Count (alternative):

    Big Bird campaigning for a fellow Sesame Street resident.

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    Prey  5 months ago

    I thought the phrase was “Out for the Count”, which could refer to a search party – or a posse!

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    blakerl  5 months ago

    The Count a Transylvania Vampire needs his daytime sleep and wants down for new pillows.

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    rockyridge1977  5 months ago

    Double winner….play on words!!!!

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    tjsj5  5 months ago

    YES!

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    boydjb47  5 months ago

    I thought this was a great one.

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    ChessPirate  5 months ago

    (≧ ﹏ʖ ლ)

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    HOTLOTUS1  5 months ago

    ha. funny. i count believe some didn’t get it.

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    AB9SS  5 months ago

    New Pillow material for Count Dracula! Even a bloodsucker likes his comfort!

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    watcheratthewell  5 months ago

    OK – love it

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    James Gifford Premium Member 5 months ago

    If that got any more labored, it would result in triplets.

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    mindjob  5 months ago

    Good to know Counts prefer goose over duck down. Now I can sleep at night

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    The Fly Hunter  5 months ago

    Are Mastroianni and Hart trying to channel their inner Stephen Pastis?

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    xSigoff Premium Member 5 months ago

    …Scary Gary.

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    judy9006 Premium Member 5 months ago

    Got it!

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    jagedlo  5 months ago

    “Package for a Mr. Dracula…”

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    daleandkristen  5 months ago

    It took a moment.

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    AZfroggie  5 months ago

    I love the puns in The Book of Phrases! Too funny!

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    zeexenon  5 months ago

    Ironically, I too loved to count the down quills poking through my pillow as a boy of the 1940s. I kept quiet or mom would insist that I wear goggles to bed.

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    T...  5 months ago

    Absolutely, brilliantly clever, reaching but wonderfully so, and very funny once it sinks in…

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    Thanksfortheinfo2000  5 months ago

    “Monthly” wasn’t necessary for the pun. Simpler would have been: “All-Natural Pillow delivery to Transylvania”

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    pamela welch Premium Member 5 months ago

    G R O A N — LOLOL

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    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  5 months ago

    Are there no other Counts? Chockula perhaps?

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    wconerly28  5 months ago

    You have to be as old as Methuselah ( I qualify), or a devoted fan of old black and white horror movies (Check second box). I think that’s what I’ll do tonight. I’ll watch one of those horrible things and eat popcorn. One of the funniest movies made, Abbott and Costello meet Meet Frankenstein. Has Bela Lugosi as Dracula, Lon Chaney Jr. as the wolf man, and the voice of Vincent Price as the invisible man. I wonder if Mr. Price only got half union scale? I mean, he didn’t actually appear.

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    Baucuva  5 months ago

    Lol. Good one!

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    aunt granny  5 months ago

    But down makes dreadful pillows.   It floofs aside and leaves you lying on two layers of ticking.   For pillows, you want feathers.

    Down is for duvets and sleeping bags.

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    beany54  5 months ago

    Down…as in down from a duck or goose. Count Dracula lived in Transylvania.

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    oldthang  5 months ago

    Hey, I finally got it!

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    Mr.Bubbles2257  5 months ago

    Surprised by number that didn’t get this.Duck or goose down (tiny feathers) are used to make pillows and in this case Count Dracula in Transylvania.

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