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Jul 12, 2007
Desalination

Someone needs to tell Wally that just because pepper is black, and salt is white, that does not somehow make them spice opposites with the power of canceling each other out. In fact, together they can be quite intense. Personally I’ve become somewhat desensitized to spices. These days I add lots of salt and pepper to all my food (often garlic powder too) because otherwise it just tastes too bland to me. Guess I just like my food spicy, my favorite dishes are hot Thai, Cajun and Mexican dishes.

The actual process of desalination is becoming more and more popular, places like the Middle East have been using it for quite some time, with ocean water more readily available than fresh water sources in that region. Since pepper doesn’t work, desalination plants rely mostly on the techniques of reverse osmosis or multi-stage flash for making saltwater drinkable.

Wally and Osborne shouldn’t be too concerned with desalination in Antarctica… over two thirds of the world’s fresh water is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps.

  • JOHN

    I love a happy Wally :mrgreen:

  • http://www.jasonmraz.com I love mraz

    HA!!!!!
    i got the second comment. :mrgreen:
    tons of pepper wouldnt really do that. 😮
    but it makes a good comic. 😀

  • Phizlo

    Man, that’s gotta be some spicy water. 😀 I don’t like my food spicy. It burns my tongue. 😮

    • http://GirlsgoGames Jenny

      I don’t either. Poor Osborne.

  • http://www.kawaiinot.com Osborne A. Penguin

    yay fourtth comment! i love osborne breathing fire! 😛

  • http://hallett.gotteensonline.com/ qtpa2tnh©2007,A.K.A.  Apple iMac,iPod,iPhone FREAK!!!

    Whoa,a flame-throwing penguin.There’s another W&O Product! Osborne Lighters!

  • http://play.clubpenguin.com/load.swf clubpenguindude

    AWESOME
    hmm, what if you tried Tabasco sauce in that….
    also..where’d he get the pepper..
    i guess they have this huge thing where they get tons of stuff like donuts.
    or maybe it just washed up on shore

  • allforwally

    hehe pepper canceling out salt…. hmmmmm don’t think i’d ever think of that one!:!:

  • msrle4

    Fire!!!!!!!!!! Cool!!!!!!!!

  • Sarah da penguin lvr

    AHHHH!!!! FEAR THE MIGHTY FLAMING POWER OF OSBORNE-ISCUS, THE DREADFUL DRAGON!!!!! 😈 NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 👿

  • Cristina

    Wally’s so cute. 😉
    All of his senceless scemes make him so happy. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Cristina

    make that senseless 😎

  • BriGuy

    Watch out for the PENGDRAGON! 👿 👿 👿

  • http://shizi-gongfu.blogspot.com A Shi

    As to not running out of fresh water any time soon those polar caps are melting more and more each year so for the time being they are (pardon the punn) swomming in the stuff!

  • Todd

    Mmmm…. Spicy Thai is just about the grandest thing that has ever graced the the surface of the Earth. I must agree with you, Tyler, foods that aren’t spicy aren’t nearly as good. 😀

  • Rob H.

    Osboarne’s face in the last panel needs to be an emote. 😮

  • Lee

    If there *was* a cheap way to distill fresh water out of seawater it would solve a lot of the world’s environmental problems. Probably create a whole lot of new ones, though, the human race being what we are

  • Metroplex

    if you look very closely at osbourne you will see that he has a bright light surrounding him because of the flame! 😕 :smile: 😀 💡 :roll: 😐 😯 😮 ❗ :mrgreen:

  • poolfreak

    AHA! YOU SAID SOMETHING, YOU REALLY SAID SOMETHING!!!!!!!!! 😎

  • Metroplex

    😯 :sad: 😡 👿 😆 ❗

  • Sarah

    in the second panel the wall turns blue…

  • msrle4

    I made the top 10!

  • msrle4

    😀

  • http://www. msrle4

    :sad: m :sad: :sad:

  • Penguin Boy

    Penguin Boy’s birthday is this coming thursday ! :roll: Yeah! 😆

  • http://www.theboids.com WALLYICIOUSE

    ha! :mrgreen: :smile: 😎 😀 😛 😉 when i was still in 7th grade, we learned about desalination. now its vacation. 😀

  • somebody

    dude, if you like spicy food you should definitely try Indian. (if you’ve got a dining partner who fears the spicy, get them chicken tikka masala–no one doesn’t like it. you should try vindaloo. it’s tastey.)

  • http://hallett.gotteensonline.com/ qtpa2tnh©2007,A.K.A.  Apple iMac,iPod,iPhone FREAK!!!

    Metroplex! Good eye! I usually see stuff like that! 😯 :smile:

    Happy (Early) Birthday, Penguin Boy !

  • msrle4

    msrle4, please don’t copy my name!

  • msrle4

    Everybody, please don’t copy my name like the one who did ” :sad: m :sad: :sad: ” and I do not have website. maybe later. Thank you everybody! msrle4

  • Bellyac

    I used to be Friendly Penguin.

    And, that’s hilarious, Wally just (accidentally) gave Osborne a weapon – FLAMING PEPPER BREATH OF DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://www.clubpenguin.com/ Poppy

    😮 😡 👿 😆 :mrgreen: 😕 😳 😥

  • http://www.clubpenguin.com/ Poppy

    IT’S OSBURN, THE SCARY WATER ANIMADRAGON! 😯 😮 😥 ATTACK HIM!
    👿 😎 😆 👿 :roll: * osbourne hypnotises osburn* :sad:

  • Bramblefire

    awesome comic, tyler!
    😮 ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡
    (osborne breathing fire)

  • http://neopets.com Jonah

    Wally is always tricking people! LOL!

  • http://www.freewebs.com/thekunadiuns The Kunadiuns

    LOL

  • http://www.freewebs.com/karpolo Brian.V.P.

    DUDE! A new icon just calling out. Osbourne blowing fire!

  • http://tencomic.vze.com Tre

    Is Ozzie-O a dragon in an adelie penguin suit?

    And yeah, Mr.Oz’s face in the last panel does need to be a smiley! 😐

  • http://www.clubpenguin.com/ Poppy

    😆 ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡

  • http://www.garfield.com/ Poppy

    OSBURN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! EEEEEEK!

  • http://tencomic.vze.com Tre

    :eek:~~~~~

  • http://tencomic.vze.com Tre

    Sorry, I meant 😮 ~~~~~

  • Meg

    😯 😯 :smile: 😕 😎 👿 😀 😀 💡 💡 😀 😀 ❗ ❓ 😈 😐 😈 😈 😈 ➡ ➡ :sad: 😥 😮 😮 😆 😆 😡 😀 💡 😳 😳 😛 :roll: :roll: 😉 😎 😎 😎 👿 👿 👿 ➡ ➡ 😯 😯 😯 :smile: 😈 :mrgreen: 😐 😐 😮 😆 😡 :sad: ❓ ❗ ❗ 😉 😮 😥 💡 😳 :roll: 😀 😕 😎 👿 😀 💡 😳 😛 :roll: 😉 😥 😮 😆 😡 :sad: ❗ ❓ :mrgreen: 😐 ➡ ➡ 😯 :smile: :smile: 😕 😎 👿 👿 :sad: ❗ ❓ :mrgreen: 😐 😈 ➡ 😯 :smile: :mrgreen: 😐 😈 ➡ 😯 :smile: 😕 😎 👿 😀 💡 😳 😛 :roll: 😉 😥 😮 😆 😡

  • Nate

    Osbourne can breathe fire!!!! :) :O :(

  • http://GirlsGoGames Jenny

    PEPPER?! Why would you put pepper in saltwater? Too spicy!