Why would the school cafeteria be serving leftover turkey at all? It’s not as if school was open on Thanksgiving.
If they’re talking about kids bringing cold turkey sandwiches to school, there really would’t be any smell.
Even if he could figure out how to do fractions of a push-up each day, he’s still be up to just under 17 1/2 per day.
Wouldn’t it have made more sense — and not harmed the jokes at all — to start with one push-up a day and add on each day?
Or alternately, to start with one and double it each day until he (theoretically) ends up with something like 500 million a day?
(You know, something like this site’s current statistics, or the price of a loaf of bread in 1923 Germany?)
Venison (and then scroll down for more items)
Particularly not one that would have gotten Mrs. O upset.
Related question: Does Mallett actually want readers to hate this child?
(No Geezer tag here, of course, because Frazz explains the reference and it’s just a MacGuffin anyway)