How to Express the Fact That You Are Offended

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Reader Comments (16)

What, no interrobangs‽

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterEddie

I like the way Missy had the smarts to disappear immediately.

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAnne

Umbrage as America's most plentiful natural resource... I love it.

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterArekExcelsior

Since the first time Scott portrayed himself responding to a reader with a 'How dare you?!', I have used that - playfully - whenever a commenter rightly points out one of my many errors...

June 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTimP

"That's not very satisfying."
"Next time, I'll endeavor to dare more satisfyingly."
"I will have satisfaction! One way or the other!"

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJay

This had me giggling anew at every panel. Well done.

Also, I'm already most of the way through Spell or High Water. I'm really enjoying it!

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa

I feel this is relevant: Monty Python's Argument Clinic. The second panel in particular reminded me of that one.

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterThe Other Mike

Of course there are no interrobangs ‽ because they are ambiguous. Which of either "?!" or "!?" would be implied? There's is a significant difference between what's represented by those two expressions for people who have observed such distinctions. It helps if basic instructions are as clear as they are concise.

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterThom

When you cosplay, Missy doesn't join in?

On which topic, recently seen:

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Carnegie

What? No great deals on your book for US readers? How DARE you, Sir?!

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterHauntedDoug

My best friend and I used to have "dialogues" similar to this. We still do, occasionally. It's always fun to break out the long words and formal grammar.

Also, I love the "Southern Gentleman" look. The smoking jacket and scarf is great, too, but it feels a little... British?

June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBAH!

That second panel grabbed me by surprise.


June 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAl

You can't LET people take umbrage. That'd be Communism. They have to EARN it!

Don C.

June 21, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterctc

This seems familiar, but isn't marked as a rerun. Is there another one similar enough to make me think this is a rerun?

Note from Scott:It wasn't a rerun, so yeah, it probably just seemed familiar to you.

June 22, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymousCoward

Ah, the bountiful umber mines of Colorado!

June 22, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterWerdna

Scott, been reading you for more than a year now, but this just made my otherwise boring night in a hotel room. Thank you and greetings from Kenya!

June 22, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMugendi
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