Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for March 20, 2024

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    BasilBruce  3 months ago

    No problem, Pig; just remember that it’s still PM somewhere.

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    BE THIS GUY  3 months ago

    A pharmacist worth his license would know how to play along with a dense customer.

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    jpsomebody  3 months ago

    I thought P.M. meant past midnight, and A.M. means another morning.

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    Robin Harwood  3 months ago

    What does the chemist mean by “PM”?

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    Gent  3 months ago

    You is lucky Pig. The big pharma has lets you go. Now you can lives peaceful healthy life without dying from side effects.

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    SNVBD  3 months ago

    So… pharmacist substituting for a medical doctor?

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    Jeff0811  3 months ago

    PM means when you take the medication, it’s not meant to cover the entire sleep duration. Don’t take it after midnight though, or you’ll be awake all night.

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    Troglodyte  3 months ago

    All those PM drugs would never work for the AMish!

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    markkahler52  3 months ago

    PM = Pig Mute!!

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    win.45mag  3 months ago

    I’m guessing he needs Rat killer.

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    Doctor Toon  3 months ago

    I take an All Day Pain Relief pill and I still hurt

    Is that because I work nights?

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    iggyman  3 months ago

    Reminds me of the Doofus who took a while to find out his AM radio worked just fine in the PM !

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    Count Olaf Premium Member 3 months ago

    Promotional Fee paid by Tylenol Inc.

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    Darth Stevious  3 months ago

    Jus tell him it means postmortem.

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    Ellis97  3 months ago

    Why is Pig being so difficult?

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    Znox11  3 months ago

    The pharmacist should have told him the PM stood for Pig Medicine.

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    Croc Holliday  3 months ago

    The pharmaceutical industry would love to hook you on their products to help you sleep. And any other issue you may have, no matter how minor, there’s probably a pill for that too.

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  3 months ago

    And for good reason.

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    MS72  3 months ago

    Active ingredients (in each caplet)

    Acetaminophen 500 mg

    Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg. <—- look for this

    Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax, crospovidone, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

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    cracker65  3 months ago

    Sleep in the afternoon.

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    Goat from PBS  3 months ago

    Pig has a point, a point that I might bring up, ngl.

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    ladykat  3 months ago

    It’s always PM somewhere, Pig.

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    SusieB  3 months ago

    He had the pharmacist reaching for the extra strength Tylenol for the headache Pig gave him

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    joyridehawk  3 months ago

    OMG, that is hilarious. Never thought of that.

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    Zoturdley Premium Member 3 months ago

    The following old adage should be sufficient for us all: Blessed is the man who is too busy to worry during the day and too tired to lie awake at night. This would solve many of the problems of today.

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    Ermine Notyours  3 months ago

    Do they make a pill for regularity called Tylenol BM?

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    Snoopy_Fan  3 months ago

    Just think of PM as “Past Midnight.”

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    davidlwashburn  3 months ago

    Tell him PM is an abbreviation for “Put Me (to sleep)”

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    John Jorgensen  3 months ago

    Sometimes I go to sleep watching British news shows. They often talk about the Prime Minister. If they’re still playing after midnight (and that’s more or less my usual bedtime, I’m a night owl and most of the time couldn’t get to bed much earlier than that if I tried) that sort of extends the PM. . . .

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    willie_mctell  3 months ago

    Is Pig on the spectrum? One of our granddaughters is and she often gets hung up on details like this. I don’t find it annoying. She’s a nice kid.

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    [Unnamed Reader - 14b4ce]  3 months ago

    Would it be such a great shock if we found out there’s NO DIFFERENCE between AM and PM except in the type of food coloring mixed in?

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    [Unnamed Reader - 14b4ce]  3 months ago

    “I can’t sleep, Doctor. I walk around all night”

    “Oh,you’re a somnambulist”

    “No, I’m a night watchman!”

    Smith&Dale—-“DR<KRONKHEIT”

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    B UTTONS  3 months ago

    Rat … the pharmacist has strongly recommended that you stay away from the house between dusk and dawn.

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    wildlandwaters  3 months ago

    unfortunately we know someone who would probably say something like that!

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    lunatics_fringe Premium Member 3 months ago

    As Stephan said in the first treasury, “Pig is the easiest character to write for. He just needs to misunderstand everything he hears, then when it’s explained to him, he needs to misunderstand that too.”

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    mindjob  3 months ago

    I get the 8 hour ibuprofen, which has 650 mg in each tablet

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    Buoy  3 months ago

    No Shirt, No Shoes, No Sense, No Entry!

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    zeexenon  3 months ago

    Well folks, call me when this one becomes Post-Mortem.

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    liberalnlovinit  3 months ago

    Pig has a point. Tylenol, change the name to Tylenol Sleep Time.

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    susanj77  3 months ago

    It’s not easy being literal.

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    jgreske  3 months ago

    I was an ER nurse and had this happen. I got a call at 3 a.m. from a person wanting to know if it was too late to take a Tylenol PM.

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    TLH1310 Premium Member 3 months ago

    The Pharmacist could have said PM stands for Pain Management as an explanation for Pig.

    It really means Post Meridian, but Pig gets confused too easily.

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    elgrecousa Premium Member 3 months ago

    Surprising that the pharmacist doesn’t recognize Pig’s real problem.

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    PAR85  3 months ago

    Man, I’m worse than Pig, I don’t go to bed until after midnight.

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 3 months ago

    It’s always who’s on first with Pig

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    Swirls Before Pine  3 months ago

    You need Tylenol Sunset to Sunrise.

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