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No. 139: A Strip. With. A Snail.

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A Strip. With. A Snail.

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Strip by: Colin Foster

Garfield: Do snails do anything fast?
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Snail: No.

The author writes:

Immediately upon seeing this strip, I thought that elongating it would make it more effective. Initially, it was just nine panels, then I figured that it just. Wasn't. Long. Enough.

It may be true that brevity is the soul of wit, but sometimes, you need to trade in the soul for the effect.

Original strip: 2003-08-11