18 thoughts on “October 3, 2015

    • Yes, it does, but “something more comfortable” has a certain implication. Not that I blame her (been reading the strip for a while, so I know what her day was probably like).

      On the other hand, am I the only one who thinks she looks cute in the last panel?

  1. Actually if I were Marla, I would slip into something a little more comfortable as soon as I got home. Of course that would ruin the punchline. lol

  2. To be fair to Scott, whenever you hear a woman say “the kids are asleep, I’m gonna slip into more comfortable” you aren’t thinking PJs.

  3. You’d think that Marla’s tone of voice would have made it obvious that she was being literal here, and not amorous. No sympathy for Scott from me.

    • Actually, the phrase “slip into” (rather than “put on”) something more comfortable is, in my experience, always meant to imply sex, and Marla’s smile and pose, while not *necessarily* suggestive of sex, certainly do not suggest fatigue. If she had a tired tone of voice in the first panel, her body language wasn’t on the same page.

      I see two possibilities here:
      1) This was a simple setup for a simple joke.
      2) There is a story arc coming up about work problems causing a strain on Marla & Scott’s marriage.

  4. Actually, the phrase “slip into” (rather than “put on”) something more comfortable is, in my experience, always meant to imply sex, and Marla’s smile and pose, while not *necessarily* suggestive of sex, certainly do not suggest fatigue. If she had a tired tone of voice in the first panel, her body language wasn’t on the same page.

    I see two possibilities here:
    1) This was a simple setup for a simple joke.
    2) There is a story arc coming up about work problems causing a strain on Marla & Scott’s marriage.

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