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Thinly veiled reference to when I didn't get to wear my alien suit to the prom.

I once invented a whole system of romantic geometry. Love triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons and so on. I even came up with mathematical-sounding terminology to indicate how many of the lines between vertices in a figure actually represented romances, whether they were heterosexual, whether they were monogamous, etc.

Then I got bogged down somewhere in the middle of three-dimensional geometry (where I added the dimension of time and pictured it like the third spatial dimension: if A loves B and B loves C, but A used to love C and C used to love B, that’s a love triangular prism).

I haven’t gone back to it in a long time. And I certainly don’t plan to do something similar for hate geometry.

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It would be cool if Hans turned out to be the child of space aliens.

See? In this fine comic, no name is ever chosen just for the sake of a pun. Even Sharon and Karen’s names have a meaning– namely, that their mother is the kind of annoying person who would give twin daughters cutesy matching names.

And now I suppose you’re going to start arguing that Abby and Norma themselves were named solely because their names sound like “abnormal,” and are therefore a counterexample to my claim. To that, all I can say is, in the immortal words of Strong Bad, “Gotta go. I think I left a… food… in the oven.”

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Miscellaneous categories, junk drawers and PDD-NOS are all such weird concepts.

I don’t know if the average person on the autism spectrum would classify “neurotypical” as a “semi-derogatory” term, but I’ve noticed it’s very often used that way. (I use it too, but only when I am around the kind of people who already know what it means.)

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