I remember being stuck on whether to have that final word balloon in the third-to-last panel, or the second-to-last panel (where it is on the orignal) and realizing that they both give a necessary moment of pause, just in different places; either would have worked.
I decided the pregnant pause before the swig was funnier.
Here's the old strip, which is basically exactly the same! Jamie just has a better tan in this one.
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