Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for July 26, 2000
"Jenny, I still can't understand why you're going steady with Ronnie! He's all wrong for you! You're throwing your life away!" "My life? All of a sudden I'm planning for my entire life? I'm in the sixth grade!!" "It's not like I'm going to marry the guy!" "You're not??" "Oops." "KEEP HOPE ALIVE!"