Ha! The silliness threshold, indeed.
Things like this will make later appearances in other comic strips.
In Skin Horse, By Shaenon Garrity and Jeffrey Wells, on October 25th, 2011:
Dr. Lee: My company sent me here to investigate some rouge robot sightings.
High Abbess: So you did not come here seeking our order.
Dr. Lee: I don’t know WHAT I’m looking for! This mission is the silliest thing I’ve ever heard. So what is this place?
High Abbess: The mountain fastness of an ancient order of Notaries Public.
Dr. Lee: People keep moving my silliness benchmark.
U.N.I.T.Y.: My silliness benchmark is your mom.
By the way, I tried to make the date of the strip up at the top a link to the strip, but I’m not sure if it worked.
Here’s the exact comic: http://skin-horse.com/comic/todays-comic-779/
Nice to see some one else who enjoys that comic.
It didn’t. But the website for the comic is
but that one doesn’t always work.
… And those hyperlinked automatically. Go figure.
There’s a lot of empty space between the pianos legs, but Millie would have to tip it on its side.
Somehow, instead of grating as self-indulgent, it’s so often just plain adorable when cartoonists cartoon for cartooning’s sake. “Plink-plink” indeed.
His fur is now a portal to hammerspace.
Now summon behemoth
I used to have a little “plink-plink” piano when I was a toddler!
Ozy, yer anti-zen’s showing. Also, Millicent M. Mudd does not HAVE a silliness threshold. Because she’s NUTS.
Olé, as it were!
Too silly, too silly, quite agree.
Get some discipline into those chaps, Sgt.-Major! 7@=Q
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