Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for November 29, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    Goat had it coming.

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    BasilBruce  6 months ago

    Here’s a good one for you, Rat: If you don’t want to hear the answer, don’t ask the question.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 6 months ago

    Use your horns, Goat.

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    Gent  6 months ago

    Some gift, bah. Let him have it, Rat!

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    Robin Harwood  6 months ago

    I’m with Rat.

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    Caldonia  6 months ago

    This, too, shall pass.

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    ronaldspence  6 months ago

    “Nobody knows how good it could have been, they only know how good it was!”

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    rogthedodge1  6 months ago

    How sharper than a child’s tooth it is to have a thankless serpent.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  6 months ago

    Right to the face O’ pain!

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    Johnny Q Premium Member 6 months ago

    The present is a gift.

    The past is a headache.

    The future is a menace.

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    Sanspareil  6 months ago

    By Goat’s definition, Rat’s fist was a present!

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    cdward  6 months ago

    Maybe…what goes around comes around. Not a bad one for Rat to remember.

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    hariseldon59  6 months ago

    The fist o’ doom sounds a lot like Alice’s fist of death from Dilbert.

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    juicebruce  6 months ago

    Goat time to " Rat Bat " …. Rat ! With Feeling !

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    iggyman  6 months ago

    Karma is a bear, Rat! And you just might be the honey!

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    Doug K  6 months ago

    Rat probably would have had pretty much the same response to anything that Goat said.

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    monya_43  6 months ago

    “It’s crackers to zip a roster dropsy in snide.” (Mad Magazine words to live by)

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    wrd2255  6 months ago

    Fist O’Doom. I think I knew his brother, Paddy O’Doom.

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    kartis  6 months ago

    I live by the words of Groucho Marx: Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Punch Rat in the nose, Goat

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  6 months ago

    Hey, you stole that fist from the bully lady in Dilbert.

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    Ellis97  6 months ago

    Goat should knock Rat down with his horns.

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    Zebrastripes  6 months ago

    Rat is out of control.

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    Kilrwat Premium Member 6 months ago

    It’s only banal if you don’t understand it or live by it.

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    elbow macaroni  6 months ago

    Pointless violence so hilarious.

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    Bucinka  6 months ago

    I’m with Rat on this one. It’s worth mentioning that the first place many people saw this particular banality was in a Family Circus strip.

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    1953Baby  6 months ago

    C’mon, Pig, you know the old saying: It’s exhausting being a lover not a fighter. . .especially when you know one good smack would end it.

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    Goat from PBS  6 months ago

    I’m pretty sure I heard that from the movie Kung Fu Panda. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present” -Master Oogway.

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    aerotica69  6 months ago

    TANSTAAFL – There Aint No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.

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    Larry  6 months ago

    At least this strip doesn’t involve Stephan having his own characters beat him up.

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    Larry  6 months ago

    Rat’s snout is getting shorter

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    Dream  6 months ago

    Hey, Technoblade, just wanna say thanks for saving me yesterday I was left there for almost a year in real life

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    PoodleGroomer  6 months ago

    I haven’t been caught yet and I still have a delusion of control.

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    ninstar  6 months ago

    TODAY is a gift, which is why it is called the present.

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    Olddog04  6 months ago

    The saying I live by, is this. The best way to get on your feet, is to get off your A**.

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    WCraft Premium Member 6 months ago

    And “ubiquitous puns are crushed under the weight of an oversized mallet”

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    paulscon Premium Member 6 months ago

    Isn’t the fist of doom from the female engineer in Dilbert? Or am I remembering it wrong?

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    LJZ Premium Member 6 months ago

    “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines."

    -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    txmystic  6 months ago

    Careful Rat…you are building up an entire squadron of acquaintances awaiting their own satisfaction…

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    Buckeye67  6 months ago

    Rat can’t handle the truth or anything close to it.

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    schaefer jim  6 months ago

    Naw a good punch clears up a lot of misunderstanding.

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    writerofstories Premium Member 6 months ago

    Rat always reminds me of a few people I know…..you may notice I didn’t say they are FRIENDS of mine, however!

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    Count Olaf Premium Member 6 months ago

    Black Eyes Matter

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    christelisbetty  6 months ago

    Christmas is coming. Buy Rat some black and white striped PJs and send him to the Crocs.

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    AndromedaMike  6 months ago

    The fist of doom will cause you to not have any friends.

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    Draway  6 months ago

    Every day is a gift, Monday is a gag gift!

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    knight1192a  6 months ago

    In this case I’ve have a say. Pound Rat to a bloody pulp.

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    CalLadyQED  6 months ago

    Rat has a point

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    willie_mctell  6 months ago

    One of my favorite twisted fantasy novels is called “No Present Like Time.”

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    D1063n35 Premium Member 6 months ago

    “Gift” in German is poison. Cynicism is the check on reality.

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    Cadi Fuhler  6 months ago

    The saying is, Today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present.

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    DaBump Premium Member 6 months ago

    This is one of those times I’m strongly tempted to side with rat.

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    Sisyphos  6 months ago

    Leave it to Rat to cop a meme from Dilbert (Alice’s Fist of Death) and make Goat pay the price!

    Of course there are times when Goat merits a slap or two….

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