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No. 3360: Etymology of Minus Garfield

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Etymology of Minus Garfield

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Strip by: Redgreen

{Garfield and a ball of yarn are watching TV}
TV: The All-Cat Channel presents...
TV: "The History of Yarn"
TV: "Part One: Germanic Origins"
Garfield: This is boring
Yarn: Shhh!

The author writes:

After discovering this strip, I immediately decided to learn about the origins of yarn.

Unfortunately, the closest thing I could find was the earliest root of the English word "yarn" that meant "yarn" in its language. That language would be Proto-Germanic. Unfortunately for that, it can only be reconstructed with what we know...

[[Original strip: 2011-09-12.]]

Original strip: 2011-09-12.