german = love it!!
Scott, Your comics have been hilarious recently. Also, just out of curiosity do you read XKCD?
Note from Scott: Occasionally. Brilliant stuff. I also like Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal and Dinosaur Comics.
Tee hee elderly bear gums
"when you start getting cold" - brilliant double meaning!
My favorite German compound word is katzenmusik = caterwauling.
Absolutely brilliant in every panel. The joke about German words is priceless.
On another note, the issue I had with Firefox is gone. Yay!
I'm a German and I approve this message!
There's a reason those German words are so long -- they're usually just several words smashed together.
Not in this cartoon but previously. This is gonna freak you out Scott.
Note from Scott: Thanks for the link, and HOW DARE YOU?!
I know it's sort of a pointless way to start a sentence, but I am constantly fighting a two-front war. On one hand I'm trying to keep the sentences as short as I can. On the other I'm trying to write the way people actually talk. Often, throwing a "so" on the front of a sentence makes it sound less like caveman talk.
Mullet-Boss is a therapeutic genius: notice how cheerful Scott looks in panel 4.
LOL....yes, getting gummed to death by an elderly bear pretty well describes my life. Thanks, I needed the chuckle.
The word will doubtless be, as Scott says, the lenght of several ordinary words. It will also be a verb, possibly translatable as:
The declension is as follows:
"You-experience-pain-monotony etc" Oh, stuff this for a game of soldiers - life's too short for German words.
Panels 3 and 4 reek of awesome.
Last frame was genius.. Yet again :)
Krappenjobanboss sounds about right
Counterproductive is as long as several words ... but I guess you already knew that; no you!
Last frame is the winner in my books though :)
Panel 4 will be used on a "guest" on Thanksgiving! THANK YOU SCOTT!
My grammar is not good enough to give a Gerrman translation, but in Swedish the feeling would be "gammelbjörnsihjälsgnagad" with overtones of "tjatplågsskam". Useful to know.
Good work, Scott!
So, if the Borg existed during the run of "Duchess" Archer on ENTERPRISE, then V'Ger couldn't have . . . what? That was yesterday? Oh, sorry.
Ha! This was great. I "ell oh elled" at the first panel, and things went up from there. Love it.
Hope you, your family, and all your readers have a great holiday, Scott.
Note from Scott: Thanks, and just to put this point to rest, the Borg have demonstrated the ability to go back in time to assimilate species when it was easier (much like I'm going back to yesterday's argument). Essentially, the Borg could be created at any time, even thousands of years after Picard dies. This is why Time Travel is such a narrative problem.
Please can we have "ask Lt Pike"?
Reading this makes me think of a German word- schadenfreude- which loosely translates as "happiness at the misfortune of others"
Presumably looking in reverse the word could be Freudenschade- happiness everyone else has it better than me
I laughed at Every. Single. Panel. Happy Thanksgiving, you've earned it!
Actually, fruedenshade would be unhappiness at the happiness of others.
"Freudenschade", if it was a Word, would probably mean "damage caused by happiness". Which makes a weird kind of Sense. Depending on the Source of said Happiness, e.g. Alcohol.
Also, it looks interesting when you capitalize Nouns in English.
Gah! I meant "unhappiness everyone else has it better than me"
If I were Borg I'd be able to go back and retype it.
Given I lack a deflector dish to whip up some tachyon particles I'll hang my head in shame instead. I never understood why, given a deflector dish on an inverse setting did so much why they wouldn't run it that way all the time.
Counterproductive! I love it.
Dinosaur Comics are mint, as well as BI.