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I doubt we really know what's good and evil even now. Not for sure, anyway.

It doesn’t matter, because snakes managed to circumvent the punishment somehow. God cursed them with going on their bellies and eating dust all their days, and having eternal enmity with woman and her seed. But snakes do not eat dust; they eat rodents, mostly. And as for eternal enmity, I know both women and men who have happy friendships with their pet snakes.

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Soot tattoos is a palindrome.

Apparently this is actually a pretty common tattoo to get, even among people who would never think of the Star Trek meaning of “live long and prosper.”

However, I strongly advise against getting tattoos in a language you don’t know– not without doing a lot of research. There are people with tattoos that they think mean something profound like “eternal love” or “good fortune,” but they really mean “kiwi fruit” or something. Languages like Chinese have thousands of characters, many of which look really similar, and tattoo artists can make mistakes. So don’t be stupid.

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Abby's kitchen is very, very diminutive. She lives in a dorm.

The “-y” in “Abby” is another example.

In French, “-kin” is a diminutive ending, and “Jankin” is a nickname for Jan, the French equivalent of John. That is why “Jack” is a nickname for John in English. There may be other similar patterns, since Hank is a nickname for Henry and Chuck is a nickname for Charles.

By the way, I kind of like it that Nick is a nickname. That’s so meta.

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 hi there! thanks for all the support! buy a t-shirt!

Thanks everyone for reading my comic! I’m really glad to have made it to 100 strips! And there really will be five strips a week from now on. I hope you enjoy them.

I think I’ll start adding alt text now, because sometimes I have more to say about the strip than just what I put in the post. From now on, you can hover your cursor on the comic to see more of my comments.

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