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I spent longer than I'd like to admit trying to figure out what a portable goose is and why you would want to make it blind.
Whenever the brothers are in there I crack up. I also wondered (momentarily) about making a portable... goose... blind. Then I cracked myself up. Ahhh, simple pleasures.
Tragically, someone has beaten Rick to the Corn Dog Nugget. idea. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corn_dogQuotemall corn dogs, known as "corn puppies," "mini corn dogs," or "corn dog nuggets," are a variation served in some restaurants, generally on the children's menu or at fast food establishments. A serving includes multiple pieces, usually 10. In contrast to their larger counterparts, corn puppies are normally served stickless as finger food.
@Tony: Rick said *they* invented, not him.Still, they have been around for a while, and I love 'em.
I too pictured a man carrying a goose and accidentally carrying it eye-first into some brambles or something.
I believe Nathans already has Corn Dog Nuggets.
They are magical.
Jenkins makes a very good point. Thank you cupholders, you allow me to drive recklessly.
Perhaps it's my Britishness, or perhaps it's just me, but I sadly the most sense I can make of the phrase "portable goose blind" would be a piece of fabric decorated with geese, designed for covering windows, and attachable with little suction cups. And the most sense I can make of "corn dog" is an animal that runs around herding corn plants from one field to the next. Quite a beautiful image, if I say so myself.
Glad it wasn't just me who was confused about the blinding portable geese thing.
Aren't all geese portable?
@CalicoZack: glad I wasn't the only one.
Excellance as usual! I too must join the ranks of needing a few moments of "thought" on the blinding of a portable goose.... :/
wow - not a hunter in the bunch, nor anyone who has ever watched a hunting show (or a hunting scene in another show or movie)... a "blind" is a place for the hunter to hide whilst hunting ducks or geese - it is usually camouflaged into the surrounding area, thus making the prey "blind" to it. Portability allows the hunter to hunt in a variety of places.
and for the Brit - if a "hot dog" is a tube of meat, shaped like a Dachshund ("wiener dog"), then a "corn dog" is that same tube of meat wrapped in corn bread and held with a stick.
Obviously, none of you have seen my 18' center consoled Jonboat w/ the old 2 cycle style 100 hp Merc. Fabricated aluminum duck/goose blind on top of it, carefully painted with matt camo green and brown and covered with various types of native vegetation. Perfect for cruising the backwaters of the Missouri River in Nebraska/South Dakota searching for the elusive blind geese.
I'd buy a mustard dauber. But it needs to work with thicker, grainier mustards and not just French's Classic Yellow.
Your ideas repulse me, and I wish to invest.
Had to look up "bingo dauber". Either I don't get out enough, or given that Bingo is a way of getting out without actually getting out... uh...
I must be sufficiently American, as I could read about goose blinds and corn dogs without any trouble. I did have to look up bingo dauber...
"Bingo daubers that are "traditional" are typically your major dauber brands, which include Sunsational, Dabtastic, Dabbin Fever, Dab King and Dab-O-Ink. Dab King, Dabbin Fever and Dab-O-Ink bingo Daubers contain a standard bingo ink which is the bingo players most popular ink choice. Sunsational and Dabtastic bingo daubers contain fluorescent bingo ink which gives your dab a sharper, brighter color than standard bingo ink."
...but I can't say I was edified.
"Keep talking." had me giggling for far longer than two simple words usually would.
The comic was funny but the comments are hilarious. I thought the first one was just one confused person but there seems to be a pattern.
Sadly, it appears that no one posting here knows anything about hunting geese (or ducks). A "blind" is a place where the hunters stay, unseen by the geese (hence the term "blind") where they can watch the field or pond or whatever until the birds land, then, BLAMMO! duck soup.It's a hiding place, basically, camouflaging the hunters.
Apparently there are a lot of people here who are unfamiliar with hunting vernacular.
I think you are on to something with the condimint dauber
I also misinterpreted "portable goose blind" at first, and thought, "well, that's cruel that he would blind a goose," but then realized that it was actually a tool for making killing geese easier. Which seems less cruel, somehow.
A "goose blind" is a shelter used by hunters to prevent the geese from seeing them. Deer hunters also use "blinds".
A "corn dog" is a hot dog (sausage), on a stick, dipped in corn bread batter and deep fried.
It is 2013. There is an internet now. Do we really need to explain to the world what a "corn dog" is?
Note for British readers, from an American copyeditor: As nearly as I can tell, what Americans call a duck blind (or goose blind or bird blind or any kind of blind) is what Brits call a bird hide.
Of course, now I'm imagining a structure made entirely of bird skins ...
I was fine with "portable goose blind" but, as I read the comments, I was alarmed by the phrase "hunting geese" as I don't like for geese to hunt.
loved every panel. superb
bingo dauber - oh yeahi had never seen one til last weekyard sale!!i thought it was a ..well i didn;t knowi certainly didn;t know it had an official name..wle
The Meyer brothers have such a great array of moustaches! I'd like to see Papa Meyer featured in a future comic for comparison :)
For the love of pony, man, hyphenate goose-blind! XD
I used to make them out of Vienna Sausage and a little onion powder in the corn flour!
You know, it's really unfair that the brother who wets himself in public is the one who still has hair. Or ... hmm ... maybe that's nature's way of balancing things out.
As another Britishite, I've seen Elmer Fudd hunting in cartoons, but he usually didn't have top billing.
Corndog nuggets make your hands greasy? Try Lastangelman's Portable wooden spears - now in multi-hued plastic facsimiles! Spear those tasty morsels right into your cake-hole!
"Two nations divided by a common language." Too true.
"Cup-holder". I'm OK with that bit of that panel. And then came "Air-conditioning". Hey ho.
Anyway, Scott, your brothers are scary.
First, thank you for the recipe, Shimagaijin.B) I feel weird because I had no trouble understanding this comic.And 4: I will admit that I mostly know bingo daubers because my paintball crew liked to use them as knives. Dab-O-Ink was our preferred brand.