Wednesday, June 18, 2008

I'll have a bream

Back when one was still young and immature (and no, I'm not talking about yesterday, thank you - I'll have you know that I'm positively middle-aged now, what with twenty-somethings wanting me to adopt them) one had a penchant for long, complicated narratives all building up to an elaborate multi-part pun.

Nothing one pulled off in those days, however, came close to the complexity / desperation of this Sunday's Pearls Before Swine:

See also this and this.


km said...

MLK would have laughed at this one :)

Tabula Rasa said...

curious -- have you heard the one about the ugly man who was employed in the clock tower?

Falstaff said...

km: Yes, I think so.

TR: Can't say I have. Have you heard the one about the German who went to the doctor thinking he had skin cancer because he was always scratching?

Tabula Rasa said...

hmm, looks like we have a few yarns to trade.

songspeak said...

Pastis seems to have a thing for fish-puns I guess.