Happy Thanksgiving! (Rerun)

This comic is a rerun, but I'll be back with a fresh comic next time.

I have had a really good year, and I have my readers (uh ... that's you) to thank for most of it. 

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Reader Comments (14)

Mullet Boss is right, though. It looks more like a chicken.

November 20, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdangibney

hey!non native english speaker here. I got "the bird" joke, but was there a joke on the turkey too?or the hand-turkey was for understanding easily "the bird" joke?

November 20, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersianhulo

Dang! Just posted about this strip a few days before!

An awesome strip, though! Gave me a good laugh

November 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRaestloz

Yes... But... Is Scott lulling Mullet Boss so that when the inevitable happens and Scott commits an intentional fowl on the back of Jenkins' virgin RJ-17, the energy of the resultant world-wide brain-reaction allows Scott to break the hilarity barrier and achieve escape verbosity..?

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterancient.brit

@sianhulo: it's a common schoolchild activity around the US Thanksgiving holiday to draw turkeys (the bird associated w/ Thanksgiving, because it's the traditional meal of the holiday...) by outlining a hand then drawing in details.

I've no idea who started that practice; they never look much like turkeys, but schoolteachers keep directing children to draw them, and children keep bringing them home, and parents keep putting them up on refrigerators.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRobW

The real question is: who is the giant that lend his hand to that turkey drawing?

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJL

slanhulo - It's a very common art project for small children in the US around Thanksgiving to draw a turkey like this.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSean

My company is closing, and today was the initial closing date. We are losing several great people. I will forward this to them, so that they can forward it to the new corporation that decided to shut this place down.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMatt Thompson

Most of the foods associated with American Thanksgiving are New World foods that were unknown in Europe or Asia before colonization. Turkey, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberries, corn (maize), maple syrup, pumpkin, sugar cane (sugar, molasses, and rum), pecans, vanilla. The only common new world foods not featured on Thanksgiving are chocolate, tomatoes, and peppers.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSheherazahde

Isn't that the mascot for "Poultry Helper?"

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRob

So glad to see a favorite again! I think you should take a break and run this every year. I'll laugh again every year.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHippy Lynne

@Sheherazahde - now I totally want a Thanksgiving meal made of chocolate, tomatoes, and peppers. That would kick way more butt than dry turkey and a can-shaped cranberry loaf.

November 21, 2012 | Registered CommenterMissy !

Matt Thompson,
my condolances.
Too much of that going around.

November 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDee

The one my nephew made out of an apple, some toothpicks, and some marshmallows and gumdrops was much more believable. Sadly, my older son was semi-devastated when he learned we wouldn't be eating the 4-day-old marshmallows. I should have just said "Go ahead" and watched his face turn green. That's education.

November 22, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTom Bisciglia

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