June 8, 2015
#1535: Words for Pets
[[This comic uses a series of venn diagrams to show “Words I use to refer to a pet over the years that I live with”]]
First year: Primarily the pet’s name, and sometimes words related to the pet.
Second year: Primarily words related to the pet, and sometimes the pets name or coherent words of any kind.
Third year: Words related to the pet, or coherent words of any kind, and sometimes not even that.
Fourth year onward: Terms which do not belong in any of the aforementioned categories.