About Last Night... 18 Years Ago... - Part 10

Part 10

For those not familiar with southern collegiate rivalries... the University of Texas (at Austin) and the University of Oklahoma may have a good one going... but the bigger rivalry rests with the Texas Longhorns and the Aggies of Texas A&M University. (No relation to Penny & Aggie, by the way.) This one goes back over a century and can get downright vicious. Both sides even have popular, well-established fight songs that mention the other side in the lyrics. (Examples: "Texas fight, Texas fight, and it's goodbye to A-and-M..." vs. "The eyes of Texas are upon you, that is the song they sing so well... SOUNDS LIKE HELL!") And it all comes to a head around Thanksgiving when they square off against each other in football.

Comic transcript

TRANSCRIPTION COURTESY OF JOSEPH HOUK - (CW) "Okay, enough about Maggie. What happened at your lunch with Rodney?" (BG) "I got us to talking about parties and past relationships, and it wasn't long before the Memorial Day fling came up. As it turns out, you left quite a lasting impression on him. So much so that he's been wondering what happened to you ever since then." (MG) "Wow. So she was 'the one that got away'!" (BG) "Yep! And it influenced his dating. He got more attracted to girls with light brown hair, and so Maggie wasn't even on the radar for him." (CW) "So I gotta squash this right at the beginning. Meet up with him a few days after the fling – and let him down easy. Though – how was he not attracted to me, as the present-day Cassie?" (BG) "Well, he did tell me you reminded him a lot of the Cassie he fucked – who by now would be almost 40 – so he was too weirded out to hit on you. And once he found out about your college choice, all bets were off." (MG) "I bet he discovered that well before last fall!" (CW) "Hmmm... That may be the key to solving this problem... although I'd better change some stuff just to be on the safe side." [1991] (CW) "Rodney, I'm... I'm an Aggie."

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