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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: Context is everything!
T-Rex: If you were a vacuum cleaner, that would be a compliment.
Utahraptor: But I'm not.
T-Rex: How do you know for sure?
T-Rex: You might truly suck and just not know it! Context, baby!

The author writes:

And "The plague of Greece upon thee, thou mongrel beef-witted lord!" would be a compliment if you were half-human half-mixed-breed-dog with a clever turn of phrase when it came to meat-based puns, and were doing a research project in Aegean epidemiology.