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Today’s Pearls Before Swine, with the penguins coping with the transitive verb lose:

The trope that penguins are indistinguishable (cartoon penguins certainly are), plus the ambiguity of transitive lose: ‘cease to have or be able to find (something)’ or ‘be deprived of (someone) through death’.

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