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The Wavy Rule, a Daily Comic By Paul Morris: Were the Chinese Hungry to Win Olympic Gold?

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Sure, but the more relevant question in today’s “Wavy Rule” is, Were their hippos even hungrier? Paul notes about this K-strategic drawing, the first of two to commemorate the end of this year’s Olympics, “This joke, obviously inspired by the Olympics, also reminds me of an old New Yorker short story: Edward Allen’s ‘Hungry Hungry Hippos,’ published July 30, 1990.” Click to enlarge!

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More by Paul Morris: “The Wavy Rule” archive; “Arnjuice,” a wistful, funny webcomic; a smorgasbord at Flickr; and beautifully off-kilter cartoon collections for sale (and free download) at Lulu.

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