“Break a cerebral blood vessel!”
I see them quickly becoming a coxless crew.
So these two guys were having a very competitive round of golf. On the third hole, one of them had a stroke, and the other one made him count it …
Streaming lexicon. Getting his synonyms in a row.
Once in Rocky & Bullwinkle it was Bail, bail, bail.
Soon followed by the boat of multi-linguists (Stroke! Hiku! Vite! Schnell! Ganbare!!!)
Spanky once referred to that guy as “the coaxer.”
The one syllable synonyms work the best.
I think they’re waiting for him to finish – he’s probably got his English tutorial class in the boat with him.
This is great! Thanks Wiley.
If only the pen was mightier than the oar…
I’m thinking they would be winning if they actually rowed every time he spoke. But, well you know, “English majors”. Am I right?
I love how cartoonists (and most filmmakers) have absolutely no clue about rowing. At least he got the name of the competition (regatta) correct.
Synonym rolls for everyone!
featuring the Roget Racing team.
Is coed crew a thing?
Propel, propel, propel your craft, Softly through the solution, Ecstasy, ecstasy, ecstacy, Existence is but an illusion
There are the Newton commands: Apply twenty pounds of thrust in opposite direction!!
left out: fondle rub stimulate … did I miss one?
This strip is not humorous, jovial, funny…
Definitely not Henley
Reminded of the good time another research assistant and I had explaining “strike” to a Mexican post-doctoral fellow.
Stroke it….stroke it…..
As long as the rhythm is constant…
5 against 4, unfair..
February 16, 2022