Home > Comics > Hands Hands 2008-02-02 Comics 13 Comments Comic: “Hands”. 13 Comments 2008-02-02 2:38 pm Buck But that’s just cryptic! 2008-02-02 3:24 pm RandomGuy Not really. If I got it, it’s about Pontius Pilate and his sentence “I wash my hands in innocence”. You know, crucifixion of Jesus?  Hope I translated that correctly, I only know the quote in German. Edited 2008-02-02 15:25 UTC 2008-02-02 4:28 pm Thom Holwerda You know, crucifixion of Jesus? I do assume some worldly knowledge and eloquence on my readers’ end. 2008-02-02 5:02 pm leos You know, crucifixion of Jesus? I do assume some worldly knowledge and eloquence on my readers’ end. That might be pushing it 2008-02-02 8:00 pm Buck Well, somewhere along the way (of drawing that cartoon) you lost funny. 2008-02-03 7:09 pm David Adams Sorry, Thom, this one went over my head too. But I got a chuckle once read the comments and had it explained to me. 🙂 2008-02-02 10:37 pm jasutton Here’s the verse: So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man’s blood; see to it yourselves.” (Matthew 27:24, ESV) EDIT: pulled out a weird character. Edited 2008-02-02 22:38 UTC 2008-02-02 3:29 pm Beta Is there an OSnews feed without the cartoons? Or even a feed *with* the cartoon images. empty posts annoy me. 2008-02-03 7:18 pm Adam Scheinberg Good question. There will be shortly. 2008-02-02 3:40 pm Chuzwuzza I hope I am not the only one completely stumped by this. 2008-02-02 4:18 pm mmu_man is the lack of gallantry from Bill on the naming of his foundation… “*Bill* and Melinda”. I know he’s the one with the money, but still 2008-02-02 8:08 pm rexstuff Acutally, I took to be a reference from Macbeth – the husband and wife team, “Out damn spot, out I say! …a little water will cleanse us of this deed” 2008-02-02 8:18 pm Thom Holwerda Acutally, I took to be a reference from Macbeth – the husband and wife team, “Out damn spot, out I say! …a little water will cleanse us of this deed” And where do you think they referenced to?