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Back waxing? He's not even going to wait for the results of the shaving experiment?
I was reading this to my son and neither of us could stop laughing.
If you're fluent in ten languages, including Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Hindi and Tagolog, you hear and understand things you wish you didn't cos everyone keeps switching back and forth to English
Scott's face in the second panel is priceles. Actually, I love the facial expressions in all 4 panels, so thorougly disgusted he can hardly keep his lunch down!
Lastangelman: Pleeeeese tell us in detail. I must know the hi-jinks of the polyglot.
"WAG SING, MAH BAG!"
Now I can't sleep. This instant classic does point out that sometimes the details are important...
Man, I'm from Brazil and your strip is just perfect! There's no such thing on my side of the Equator!And I gotta say, that every week you amuse and challenge me... the vocabulary... no English school teaches you enough to understand an smart joke!
By the way, there`s an idea, I don't remember seeing Scott with a foreign guy.
Keep up the good work!
I really need to learn not to read these late at night. Invariably, I laugh so loudly that I wake my kids.
I had this experience over the phone once for like two solid minutes. In fact, it was the first time I asked a girl out in middle school.
Not fun times.
My mom, for the longest time, thought that a friend of hers did taxidermy for a living. She was disappointed to learn that she'd misheard the words "tax attorney."
I laughed so hard that I:* Had real difficulty getting past the 2nd frame and had to reread after a break, not getting to the final frame until around the 4th attempt.* I had a short back-ache afterwards. * Laughed again when I reread it from the other guys' perspective knowing what he actually said.
Years since I laughed so disabilitingly hard. Thank you.
wow - funniest thing I have read in ages.
hilarious! this one killed me. THANKS!
Fantastic-- I'm mopping up the coffee I just shot out of my nose while reading this strip. Serves me right for starting out the day with something so "nose-shooting" funny. Panel three was the culprit. . .
What we have here is failure to communicate. It's even worse when someone has no clue as to what they are hearing but stll act as if they really do understand. Good lesson today.
Wow, that was great. I was reading with my 11-month old on my lap, and I don't think he got the joke, but he did enjoy the spectacle of Daddy laughing for 2 minutes straight. And he was looking at the screen most of that time, so I think he understood the connection.
The two most classic lines: "I still don't know what you are talking about but I'm begging you to stop explaining;" and "'Do you understand me now?' ' No, and I never will.'" They just explained so much. Thanks for this important lesson in communication.
At a party a ways back, poor Helen (from California) was distressed when Lauren (from Boston) kept asking her if she had "PSDS." No, it's not a feminine problem, nor anything post-traumatic: it's how people from Boston say "pierced ears."
This is the best strip I have read, ever. I had to stiffle my laughter so that I didn't disturb all of my coworkers in the cube farm here. Classic.
Absolutely incredibly hilarious. Like Tormod, I laughed so hard at the second panel that I needed a break before I could continue. Everything in those first two panels, the words, the timing, the facial expressions, is just perfect. To murder that movie quote, you had me at wag sing.
Oh man, I love all your strips, but this one is especially hilarious! I really needed to laugh myself to tears today, and this did the job. Thanks for the awesome pick-me-up.
I still thing I misunderstood something said around last November...let's see, I think it was, "change", but I suppose it could have been "same as the old boss"...who knows?
Ah. I wondered where that was going.
Was quietly hoping that he'd get booked in for a "Sack and crack" wax...
I laughed so hard at this one I popped my ears after holding my nose shut to keep from making noise at work.
I've been a huge fan of BI for a long time but this comic finally tipped me into writing a comment. I love all the panels! This one'll be hard to top!
well, this how-to works for me by simply ignoring the part i misheard. if I were Scott, i would just say "allright" and make an appointment of nothing. it doesn't matter how weird it is. its the best thing. trust me. lol.
Angee - That is exactly why no one has asked you to make an appointment for them.
when i was doing a night class for my final accountancy exams, one day before class i was sitting beside this girl from Malaysia (i'm in ireland). We were talking and then out of the blue, she asks "what do you think of S & M" Instead of saying what was in my head, I decided not to and told her"i didn't know"
I never did find out what she meant by "S & M"
Atheismo - i wouldn't be so sure.
Hey Angee...would you be so kind as to make an appointment for me to gag an ommagrommet? That's easier than me doing it, because then I'd have to explain.
Caught on to this comic late, but this was one of the funniest things I have read in a long time.
nah, angee, don't bother. i'll get it.
so, jiggly, that was an appointment for you to go snag a pomagranate, right?
"You just show up and make sure there are no cops around" is the funniest thing I've read in days. Brilliant!
Bag Wag Sing: the name of my next band.
on the fourth panel it is just like the ending of the sixth sense movie, everithing make sense but it stills being sooo sad.
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