I’m also guessing that the original conversation was HIDE – rather than skin.
What is the football made of?
Answer – HIDE!
Question again WHAT?
Answer again – HIDE! The Pig’s Outside.
I don’t see any pig outside. The coach is out there. Do you mean him?
I really wish Whoever it is at Go Comics who keeps trying to “modernize” classic strips would just stop! It takes too long to put the classics back together in its original form!