This one had more little issues with it than I care to list. The clipboard guy’s BUT/THOUGH combo in panel 2 seems unnatural when you read it, perhaps. But it follows what I see as a very common pattern of speech. There were layout problems, too, as you can probably tell. And the second punchline hits me as a bit too mundane, too comic strippy or something. Bleh.
Or maybe all of that is untrue and someone’s tinkering with my dosage.