Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for June 05, 1998
NATE: Listen, Francis, I'm not stupid. I realize that Jenny only asked me to the spring formal because her real date backed out! I'm like her last resort! But who cares? The fact is, I'm going with her! opportunity is knocking! This is all happening for a reason! I'm going to win her over by making it a perfct evening! No mistakes! No blunders! No inappropriate behavoir! I'm going to do everything first class! FRANCIS: (thought)...which is tough to do when you've been riding coach your whole life. NATE: How would I look with a nose ring?