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Another excellent comic from SMBC. Enjoy!

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I just read that the island of Ibiza, home of intense clubbing, drinking and so forth, was named by the Carthaginians. Apparently, the name’s original meaning was ‘Island of Bes’, the Egyptian god of lots of things, including fertility. And what do fertility gods do best? Well, Google him. Very probably NSFW, unless your office does that kind of thing…

Amazing, Carthaginians. Well done for your prophetic naming of this little place. Plus, Ibiza, now you can claim your behaviour as part of your cultural heritage!

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