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In panel 3, Missy appear to have a silhouette of a dancing Foghorn Leghorn inspecting his tail feathers on the back of her head.
Link to image.
Now I'm going to have to inspect the entire archive for more hidden messages.
This is, I think, the only hidden Foghorn you'll find. The original artwork had a kind of vaguely chicken-looking shape in the hair shading. So many people have remarked on the chickenness, that Scott put the Foghorn in there for a laugh. ~Missy
muntant chicken hair!
I would like some singed fish a la goo! That's a Thai dish right? Do you serve it with rice?
JK! That was not an effective communication. BTW, I love goo!
I want mutant chicken with yellow goo!
@Solak: I also love goo! In fact, I might even be considered agoo-fish-ianado! (Give me all your fins?)
@all: I am truly sorry for this extended series of(*really* BAD) puns. My only defense is that it is late here,and I am at the end of my shift (& my wits).
At the exchange "What was it?" "Fish." I had to stop reading because I was laughing so loudly.
Panel 2, in which Scott vividly describes the meal!
That's an incredibly effective communication. If only I can do that on the fly...
I'm going to describe everything I eat in these terms, from now until I forget.
It's amazing how you can make something even more palatable by giving it a french name. Dried out chicken breast stuffed with old cheese and leftover lunchmeat smeared with mayo doesn't sound so appealing. Call it "chicken cordon bleu" and people wolf it down. Even hot dogs sound better when you call them by their french name (which is "chien chaude"). Ok, well maybe not hot dogs.
@JerryW - I'm a native french speaker. Chien chaud is NOT appealing. At least not to us. It is funny though.
But I fully agree with the rest of the sentence. Toss in the words caramelized, and point out a few of the herbs, and you have fancy sounding food right there.
The 'singed fish à la goo' was the one that made me laugh out loud though...
The first panel brings to mind the "You screwed up, idiot" dialog.
I have found people like my flourless chocolate torte better when I don't refer to it as "scrambled eggs with chocolate".
It was obviously Hollandaise! Who serves Béarnaise with fish? Pshaw!
The return of Foghorn Leghorn!
The best part of the comic is the fact that it's impossible to burn Bearnaise sauce.
If you think that, you don't know Scott's cooking chops. ~Missy :)
Everyon in my family has burned green beans so often we just call them "burnbeans"Roast beef and burnbeans...Yum!
Hey Scott, you should allow people to like comments so they can just do that if they're feeling lazy. Oh, and have a great Christmas!
The description of singed fish a la goo is just brilliant! All panels here were great though. lolx4.
Made me think of the old Bill Cosby "Chocolate cake for breakfast" routine, where she sends him to his room- "...which was where I wanted to go in the first place!"