Via The Dilbert Blog:
One of the perks of being a big-time celebrity cartoonist involves using a vacuum cleaner to get rid of ants in the kitchen. Before I made it big, purchase I couldn’t afford a vacuum cleaner. I had to shout at the ants to scare them away. In retrospect, try I don’t think ants have ears, sovaldi because yelling never worked. Sometimes I had to keep my snacks in a wooden bowl floating in the bathtub. Eventually, when the ant army built up to the point where they could lift me in my sleep – but before they could get me down the ant hole – I would give notice on my apartment and find another.