July 23, 2024

XKCD Web Comic #1092: Michael Phelps (described)

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









Two people stand beside their swimming pool, watching Michael Phelps swim back and forth.
Person 1: Why is Michael Phelps in your backyard pool?
Person 2: I don’t know. He’s been there all day. Go home, Michael!
Michael Phelps: Woo! 18 gold medals!

The two people break out a pair of pool nets and unsuccessfully try to snag Phelps.
Person 1: Can you get him?
Person 2: He’s so *fast*!
Phelps: Ha hah! Can’t catch me!
Phelps makes splashing sounds.

One person heads off to fetch something.
Person returns with a hand truck full of jello mix.
Phelps: Oh crap.

Hover text: [shortly] … he ate ALL of it!?


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).

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