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Missing the stumps and the point... but only just

When too much isn't too much

Sahil Rizwan


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Sahil Rizwan is a comic-strip writer who's always between unemployments. He blogs at The Vigil Idiot

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Comments: 3 
Posted by   on (September 22, 2011, 11:09 GMT)

good one sahil...especially loved the last frame

Posted by   on (September 22, 2011, 8:33 GMT)

I think it was not funny before the last picture...

Posted by Vivek.Bhandari on (September 22, 2011, 7:47 GMT)

I thought it was funny before the last picture...

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