Think you could you change this using “reed,” “leed,” “red,” and “led”?
Thank you, Soup to Nutz, for the diversion.
(Yes, “leed” is a word (so is “lede”). Look it up.)
PS—Another blogger whom I read regularly recently commented on this strip, too. He takes a rather different approach to the funnies than I do, but still… Here’s the link to the correct Comic Strip of the Day.