tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Dec 06 18:09:09 1999

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Re: Another Okrand Joke?

>Date: Mon, 06 Dec 1999 20:00:53 -0500
>From: TPO <[email protected]>
>>> >> He'd actually been considering using {nIq} instead, ...
>>>The name of the character in the play is Nick Bottom.
>>What was the pun in "bottom?" What is the word again, "bIS'ub"?
>The other "bottom" - pIrmuS
>bIS'ub - interior bottom
>pIrmuS - underside / exterior bottom

And in case that doesn't explain the pun, go read Midsummer Night's Dream
and look up what character Nick Bottom plays (you can find the text on the
net if you don't have a copy at home).


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