May 25, 2024

XKCD Web Comic #1026: Compare and Contrast (described)

A web comic of romance,
sarcasm, math, and language.


Scene: A chart comparing “Thee” to “A Summer’s Day.”

First Item: Fair, Temperate- Thee checked, ASD checked.

Second Item: Hot, Sticky- Thee checked, ASD checked.

Third Item: Short- Thee checked, ASD not checked.

Fourth Item:Harbinger of Hurricane Season- Thee not checked, ASD checked.

Fifth Item: Required for a Good Beach Party- Thee checked, ASD checked.

Sixth Item: Major Cause of Heat Stroke in the Elderly- Thee not checked, ASD checked.

Seventh Item: Linked to Higher Rates of Juvenile Delinquency- Thee checked, ASD checked.

Eighth Item: Sometimes Too Stifling- Thee checked, ASD checked.

Ninth Item: Arrested for Releasing Snakes in Library- Thee checked, ASD not checked.

Difficult to Focus on Work While I’m In- Thee checked, ASD checked.

Hover text: Frankly, I see no difference between thee and a summer’s day. Only Ron Paul offers a TRUE alternative!


Warning: This comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors). Comic by Described by BlindGadget under the Creative Commons license.


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