dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,
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Thursday, 24 May 2012

In today's strip, we have yet another reminder that most of the reason that John and Elly are married is that they made a questionable decision in a fearful hurry.

(Strip Number 410, Original Publication Date, 26 May 1983)

Panel 1: Phil tells John that the idea of commitment scares the holy living bejesus out of him.

Panel 2: He then asks howcome he can't just up and get married like John and Elly did.

Panel 3: He sets up the weak punchline by asking what is the difference between himself and John.

Panel 4: A bleary-eyed John tells Phil that unlike him, he's had time to think about it.

Summary: The notes will no doubt be all about how men are big chickens about giving single women a last name or some allied sort of nonsense that reminds us how out-of-date Lynn's thought-processes are. What they won't be about is that part of John can't help but wonder if he made a bad bargain when he married Elly.
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