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Comic #1996

1 Lambert: This reminds me of the time my uncle Bilbert was imprisoned for attempting to destroy a store of hay and children's clothing.
2 Lambert: He told the judge the owners were planning to build an effigy of him to burn for alleged earlier crimes, and he just wanted to prevent this insult.
3 Lambert: The judge banished him from the town, but Bilbert yelled a defiant warning to his accusers regarding the goods he'd failed to destroy.
4 Alvissa: What did he say?
4 Lambert: You know, he never told me...

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This one was actually anticipated by TV Tropes. Not that you can see the anticipation any more, since now it's too late and it will merely look like a reaction. And someone will have probably edited this very comic in as an example by the time you read this.


2019-09-14 Rerun commentary: TV Tropes now has several theories as to what the uncompleted pun in this comic is intended to be.

I think for a while I honestly forgot what I'd intended the pun to have been, but I think I remember it now.

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