Comic 305 - Q-Tips

20th Jul 2011, 12:37 AM
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From now on, a standing offer: points for every reference you can name.

I say:

Jrade 20th Jul 2011, 12:37 AM edit delete
Jrade
Yep. The Q tip.

You've got to wonder, then, about the BMW 'Z' Series.

(That's Zed, by the way.)

Enjoy!

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MattWL 20th Jul 2011, 5:02 AM edit delete reply
MattWL
Interesting..
Silver Streak 20th Jul 2011, 7:47 AM edit delete reply
Silver Streak
Ooh! I like the one with the rocket!
Kimmy 20th Jul 2011, 12:49 PM edit delete reply
Kimmy
I have often wondered about "Z" series cars. And the 300-M, and other such letters. It makes me wonder, is a Z-series better than an A-series? Because A's are top grades. But then Z sounds so cool. But if you get a Z in school...well... we're not allowed to give lower than the letter F. So is Z especially bad? Should we start giving Zs for good work, because they sound so futuristic and accomplished?

...These are the things that plague me.
Jrade 21st Jul 2011, 12:08 AM edit delete reply
Jrade
Are E's ever given out in school? We just skip that letter, don't we? A scathing indictment, it would seem, of the literary prowess of the education system...

Yeah, I'm not a fan of meaningless number names for vehicles. Some of them have meanings, though, and I like those - like the Cherokee 120, has a 120 horsepower engine.

I would like to be given a Z on a report card. When you get a teaching job you'll need to notify me, so I can enroll, and get an official Z in the class.

...locusts are the things that plague me. And Egypt.
-3- 31st Jul 2011, 5:40 PM edit delete reply
-3-
Of course, our inventor hero earned his name from this, and went on in later years to develop technology for British Intelligence.
Jrade 31st Jul 2011, 11:04 PM edit delete reply
Jrade
Wait...John Cleese invented the Q-tip? Awesome!

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