For years the comic strip "Marmaduke" has baffled readers with its complex constructions, layered humor and subtle wit, leaving the most of us totally lost and desperate for an explanation. That's why the world is lucky to have Joe Mathlete, the only man who truly comprehends Marmaduke. Here, he does us the favor of explaining it…finally!

Marmaduke swallowed Sarah's wristwatch and he's sick to his stomach. Marmaduke's owner-girl makes a watch-related pun so asinine it takes at least three months off of my life every time I read it.

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