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May 6, 2019

#2146: Waiting for the But

Waiting for the But

[Ponytail is talking to Cueball, while holding her hands up with both palms up. Cueball is thinking as shown with a thought bubble.]

Ponytail: Listen, I’m all in favor of reducing car accidents, I think arson is a serious crime, and I’m a big fan of those “No Animals Were Harmed” disclaimers at the end of movies…

Cueball (thinking): Uh-oh.

[Caption below the panel:]

The longer you have to wait for the “but”, the worse whatever comes after it is going to be.