Comic 13 - Rhubarb rhubarb

Posted on 13th Oct 2015, 1:48 PM in The Double
Rhubarb rhubarb
The courtiers all talk at cross-purposes. In the murmur, certain words and phrases can be picked out
Alcydia... Royal decree... scandal... Dönnerwetter... rhubarb... have you heard... My countess... News from Skund... Er.... Latest Gnomian fashions... Er... Charming... Coup D'Etat in Clwyd-Rhan... Rhubarb transport from Camelot... Silk prices in Erewhon... Failed Brassica crop in Amber... Peasant uprising in Mordor... Report from the Felidor front... Tragic death of Conan the-
Prudi: Oh, shut up, you twittering cockatiels!
Nobleman: We're in luck! The countess treats us to one of her famous temper tantrums!
Fieffelfalsfaffel: This filly clearly needs a strong MAN!
Nobleman: Watch out! The countess has ruined more men than all the Queen's armies together!
Fieffelfalsfaffel: But did they have my natural charm? Fair countess, allow me to present myself! The Baron von Fieffelfalsfaffel, your humble servant! Put your worries in my strong, capable hands, My Lady!
Prudi: Oooh, my savior!
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ReinderDijkhuis 13th Oct 2015, 1:48 PM edit delete
That's an almost Shakespearian insult. I wonder whose it was.


E. Bernhard Warg 5th Jun 2017, 12:49 PM edit delete reply
Might that be short for "Brassica Oleracea Capitata?"
Is this an Asterix reference?
ReinderDijkhuis 5th Jun 2017, 12:59 PM edit delete reply
I'm not an expert on brassica cultivars but it's absolutely an Asterix reference.