Truer words than this were never uttered. (Wow, I'm actually commenting on something I found on the web, like in a real weblog.)
Since the comic strip may not be online forever, here's a summary:
Nemi: I've been press-ganged into looking after you, so you've got to eat your cabbage so you grow up to be big and strong!
Kid: Not before you give me one advantage to growing up!
(Nemi thinks, then tosses the cabbage away.)
Nemi: Get out the jelly beans!
Though, frankly, the last thing I want to think about right now is sweets. My snacking habit has been getting a little too wild lately. Time to turn a new leaf and start living healthily... uh, yeah, right.
Right now I'm working my way chronologically through all of Tom Petty's albums (I've been a big fan of his for a long time). I'm up to Southern Accents (1985). And my hands smell of rosemary...