In the light of my earlier post this morning about education, this cartoon tickled my funny-bone.  Click the image to be taken to a larger version at the “Pearls Before Swine” Web page.

I don’t know where Stephan Pastis got his gifts of inspired punnery and barbed wit, but IMHO he’s one of the best cartoonists out there today.  I visit “Pearls Before Swine” every day for a dose of laughter.



  1. Off Topic…

    Ma liked the first two books of the Ames Archives… but is Very Traditional regarding books ("paper!"). Are or will the other books of the Ames series be available in 'dead tree' format?

    Thank you.

  2. Had an E-5 transfer from the fleet to the SeaBees as a CE.
    We didn't see eye to eye on his ability to tell us what to do.

    He probably got away with it a lot, but when he wrote our Evals, I had to object- strongly- his giving 3.0's across the board and saying we were "lackadaisical" in our job performance. A dictionary was used and our crews evals were rewritten (we also got a Meritorious Unit Citation for the Power Distribution rehab on the Rota, Spain Naval base).

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