Random Panel: When mixed metaphors go bad

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2 Responses to Random Panel: When mixed metaphors go bad

  1. I can’t make it work. I read these and TRY to construct some plausible context, but this seems like just bad writing. If the second bubble ended in the word ‘did’ it could work. What was wrong with these writers? Were they just too lazy to use a proof-reader?

  2. Out of fairness to Mike Grell (who really is great), the panel sequence before and after reads as:

    Mother: YOUR problem is that you’ve always seen the differences —

    Son: I had them SHOVED down my THROAT. Like my GRANDPARENTS? When I left here I stopped in to pay them a visit. That’s when I found out why you never took me to visit your family. You were ASHAMED!