Stephan Pastis explains why in Pearls Before Swine:
(Thanks to Justin for the link!)
I read this in the paper at lunch today and was in hysterics. I just love Pearls Before Swine and this strip was the icing on the cake.
The Boot already taught us that Crocs shall not be followed for they are but a false idol.
So they pray and the opposite happens? Is it reproducible? They should ask to be poor and see what happens [/scientist brain]
Nice. I’ve liked Pearls Before Swine before I read this strip, and this makes me enjoy it a bit more.
Before I liked Pearls Before Swine because of the great lengths it goes to make a ridiculously clever pun. But this is just straight-up funny.