OK, Gary Larson’s “Trouble Brewing” panel did it a long time ago, but today’s Pearls Before Swine takes up falconry as its topic.
It’s a bit out of whack… Six years? Six weeks, maybe, or six months for a long time period, but years is out of place. Still, the essential thing about falconry that the strip does get right is that the point is having the birds fly free, and that at any such time the bird can choose to terminate her association with the falconer. (Most often her, as the females tend to be larger in those species with size sexual dimorphism.)