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No. 4112: Linguistics without Liz, but with Beruriah wife of Rabbi Meir

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Linguistics without Liz, but with Beruriah wife of Rabbi Meir

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=4112

Strip by: Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

Dog: I'm learning a second language
Dog: באיזו דרך נלך ללוד? [Which path should we take to Lod?]
Dog: How was that?
Garfield: כלב שותה! לא כך אמרו חכמים ”אל תרבה שיחה עם החתול?“ היה לך לומר ”באיזה ללוד!“ [Foolish dog! Did not the sages say "do not extend conversation with the cat?" You should have said "Which way to Lod?]
Text replacing date: עירובין נג׃ [Eruvin 53b]

The author writes:

For explanation. Garfield and Beruriah are the two greatest sages in Talmud and you cannot convince me otherwise.

Original strip: 2019-04-24.