A trip to the bank.

 

 

        

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I teach things to people and sometimes draw comics.
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35 Responses to A trip to the bank.

  1. bmj2k says:

    You took a pet peeve of mine and explained it better than my words possibly could. And the last panel? Priceless.

  2. Was it a tuna can? A sausage can? Sardines?

  3. Can a tuna? Yes he can!

  4. Russ Nickel says:

    Bahaha. Oh man, that took me a second. And I so did not see it coming. Glorious, Boggleton. Glorious indeed.

  5. Jacob Spire says:

    I literally LOLed*.
    And when I say ‘literally’, I mean it literally.
    __________________________
    * I apologize for using a word that doesn’t (yet) exist in the English language, but I couldn’t help myself.

  6. Paul Lamb says:

    I once saw a restroom sign marked “Lad’ies”. In a church.

  7. Funny.

    Does Boggleton ever take trips to the library?

  8. I could not love this one more. Awesomeness. Which spell check recognizes as a word, by the way. Don’t blame me.

  9. Connie B. Dowell says:

    This was great! Now I’m going to start looking for those misplaced apostrophes just so I can interpret them literally. :)

  10. Thank you :) Bear in mind that “can” is also slang for “ass”. Opens up a lot more room for interpretation.

  11. Rae says:

    Hahahaha! That was amazing.

    • Thanks Rae… An animated .gif for the last panel, of him breaking out into that smile, would be funnier, I think. After reading your last post, though, I don’t think I have the patience to battle with it .gifs.

  12. Agent SD says:

    That and the stupid “10 Items or Less” sign. Atrocious. Love your website!

  13. Angie Z. says:

    Yes! You nailed it on this one. I can’t handle that or my neighbors’ stone yard sign that has The Coffey’s engraved into it. And then there are CD’s and M&M’s and ATM’s. Why, why, why.

    • The lines get a bit blurred with acronyms and other “non-words”. I never use apostrophes to pluralize acronyms, but with a sentence like “dot your I’s and cross your T’s” you have to use apostrophes.

  14. mn84evr says:

    The can was introduced, and the tears wouldn’t stop streaming down my face as I laughed at my monitor. People now think I’m crazy. Thank you. I enjoy this blog immensely.

  15. Bindu says:

    The way you simplify and visualize an idea is really interesting. This one is common like
    It’s or Its…

  16. Finally, someone with as much grammar OCD as me . You. Are. A. Genius. Has anyone ever told you before? haha :)

  17. jenms says:

    I’m so glad I stumbled on this blog because it’s giving me a reason to laugh instead of crying over the crap writing I’m having to edit at work right now!

  18. Paul Lamb says:

    Okay, I FINALLY get this post!

  19. Nice! As a non-native English speaker, I’m having troubles with apostrophes. I always get confused with their versus they’re, it’s versus its, and your versus you’re. And as I’m writing this, I’m carefully checking my prepositions. :D

  20. Beth says:

    I’ve ignored my favorite blogs for a few weeks and see what I’ve missed?! Aye-yi-yi…

    You responded to Angie about the non-use of apostrophes with acronyms–thank you! I refuse to use them with acronyms and decades (1950s, 60s, etc.). Since when does the year 1950 own something? Of course, once you master the use of apostrophes as a mark of possession, along comes its and it’s to muddy the waters. Ooo… what about the apostrophe *after* the “s” conundrum? Oh, the possibilities for screwing everything up are endless!

    I have a book that is so poorly edited, I actually pulled out a pen and started correcting the punctuation because I was so incredibly annoyed. And yes, I felt much better after marking up my book. And I’ve felt even better every time since that I’ve read the book.

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