Thought it'd be fun to remember where the standard "me yelling" drawing came from.
just how exactly should the... "stroke" help in case of a yawn?!
:D this one really made me laugh...and yawn
"check my tonsils - are they swollen?"
Panel 2 wins this one. Also, FIRST!
I yawned twice while reading this! hahahaha...
yawned like 5 times while reading this
@Mouze: It doesn't. Panels 2, 3, and 4 are helpful. Panel 1 just describes the problem.
Stealing a menu to carry around as a yawn-hider. Why did I never think of that?
Insert obligatory joke about yawning while reading this one here ->
Basic Instructions: Subconsciously influencing people with hilarious effect since 2003!
And yet, oddly enough, the person talking to you looks like they're in the middle of a perma-yawn themselves in every frame. :0 Set me off now..
a menu with pictures? A sign of fine dining. now I am sleepy-sleepy.
Wow, 2007 - I know I've been reading your strip since day dot, yet I recognised this one as a rerun by the caption alone - mind you all that thinking made me tired ... WOW, LOOK AT THAT MENU!!!!
I had to read this twice because the first time I was too busy yawning to laugh.
Before I had even read the title of the comic, the Scott pose in panel 1 made me yawn. I am apparently just Scott's puppet.
According to the copyright I've been yawning since 2007.
If you breath through you're nose you can yawn without opening you're mouth. A very important lessen for 6 AM hockey practice with a strict coach.
Haha! This one was SO very funny... to me the "stroke" comment about the closed mouth yawn was the most intensely funny part... but ALL four panels are a riot!
intersting note, another way to stifle a yawn is that when you feel one coming on, place your thum on one side of your head and run it across to the other side. it totally works, and if you do it fast enough it just looks like your scratching your forehead.
I am 100% guilty of the first panel today.
I've also been reading your strip for years...it's about time to stop in and say again just how much you crack me up. Thanks tons! Is there a book? Or will there be one? Bought a shirt...am even wearing it today!
Note from Scott:
Thanks! For the record there are two books. They're available on Amazon, or signed in my store.
First time I read that first panel, I nearly pissed myself laughing.
That stroke face cracks me up every time I see it. Priceless!
Who are all these Dingus MacGillicuddy's who put the word 'FIRST' in their posts? You can't mean you're the first to place a post, because that's very rarely true. First what? First one-word sentence?
You can actually train yourself to suppress a yawn if you work at it for a while. You still wind up "yawning" internally, but the only visible signal that your body is acting up is a brief nostril flare and your jaw clenching a little.
people always talk about how good your third panels are... but this one takes the cake. up there on my list with woman spit.
That closed-mouth yawn/stroke pose is hilarious! I can't count the number of times throughout my life I must've looked just like that!
Scott's shake lines in frame one made me LOL - that must be some kind of minimalist humour record.
This is just fantastic; great comic.
You, sir, are a genius :)
best rerun ever!
I can yawn through my nose
I can yawn through my nose. Is that wrong?