Monday, February 15, 2010

Yet Another Way to Break a Missionary's Heart

The last couple of weeks we've been exploring diverse ways for missionaries to get "Dear Johned". Today's installment is a demonstration of the best way to do it while not hurting the proselyting efforts of the missionary.

This strip takes place mere days before Alex Van Dyke enters the MTC:


  1. Shouldn't it say "won't" have to worry instead of "would" have to worry?

  2. You're right, Ben. I'll make the change later today. Thanks for the catch.

  3. Why are they called "Dear John"s? And on that note, what would they be called if they were to a sister missionary?

    1. The phrase "Dear John" became synonymous with a rejection letter with World War II servicemen. No one is quite sure how or why it originated.

      A rejection letter for a sister missionary is called a "Dear Jane."