Yiddish: He's meditating on whether a flea has a belly-button.

SOURCE: Bernstein, Jüdische Sprichwörter und Redensarten.
Said of a person with an over-philosophical mind, according to Philologos.

ער קלערט צי אַ פֿלױ האָט אַ פּופּיק.

Er klert tsi a floy hot a pupik.

He's meditating on whether a flea has a belly-button.

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