dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote in binky_betsy,

Saturday, 14 August 2010

We end the week with John lecturing Elly about not being too obvious about her annoying habits of prying and gossiping.

(Strip Number 4047, Original Publication Date, 15 August 1981)

Panel 1: We find ourselves in the master bedroom; as John and Elly settle down for a night of abstinence, he tells her that Ted and Connie's sudden relationship is none of their business.

Panel 2: He reiterates that point by says that whatever goes on between the two is no concern of theirs.

Panel 3: She rolls her eyes in irritation as he says that they're their friends and they have no right to pry.

Panel 4: She bugs her eyes out in confusion because he says that if she does find something out to kindly let him know.

Summary: Her bafflement seems to be inspired by her not wanting to admit that he knows her too well; he knows that she cannot not pry into things that don't concern her any more than she cannot not gossip. He isn't supposed to know that about her, you see.

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