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No. 3269: Linguistics with Liz: German

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Linguistics with Liz: German

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Strip by: Redgreen

Liz: Jon?
Jon: Yes?
Liz: Du bist ein Rettich
{Liz leaves}
Jon: I will never understand German
Garfield: I think she just called you a radish

The author writes:

When I saw the source strip, I thought it was odd ‚Äčthat Liz would be speaking gibberish.

Nyperold commented: My tentative conclusion is that those are just nonsense words, but I'm neither an expert cryptographer nor an expert linguist.

The "expert linguist" part gave me an idea: what if I replaced those nonsense words with the words "you are a radish" in a foreign language? Enter "Linguistics with Liz", where I actually do that, and you can too!

Here's a good template to start out with:

Original strip: ‚Äč2017-11-17.