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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar
T-Rex: Things will remain dry all week.
T-Rex: No alcohol at all!
T-Rex: There will be free coffee and cheesecake to help everyone cope.
Utahraptor: Is this prohibition?
T-Rex: No, it's weather. El Niño, you know. Unusually dry weather.
Utahraptor: Oh. But only in Australia.
T-Rex: Oh yeah, over in the Americas they'll be partying on like crazy!
The author writes:
We're probably in for a big El Niño year. Which means hot weather and severe drought for Australia. Which makes the fact that I have seen posts by Americans on the Internet saying things like, "El Niño, yes!! We need the rain!" just a little bit bemusing.