gnat is galma, camel is gamla?

From: Steven Cox (
Date: Mon Feb 16 1998 - 06:08:19 EST

        The subject of Aramaic puns and Koine puns keeps on
        coming up. Someone somewhere must have collated all
        the known (supposed) examples of both? Or not??

At 16:43 98/02/07 -0000, Neil D Booth wrote:
>2. On the gnat/camel question, haven't I read somewhere that part of the
>joke lies in the Aramaic word-play that is lost in the Greek ... gnat is
>galma, camel is gamla?

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