May 6, 2019
#2146: 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.