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: Cut the following, rewrote its parent —
** It's completely current, modern, British slang for a cigarette, actually. And there is thus nothing odd about that to a British reader. Amazingly, American idiom is not the default setting for all English.
To its author: not everyone is familiar with British idiom. Correcting misconceptions good, adding Take That Justifying Edits
: Added a bit about Xanatos gambits. Because sometimes it seems like this comic is just made
of them, one after another, from all sides.