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Re: my thesis

Hi Judith!  I'll help you too.  I think you should learn Klingon.  If you read the
dictionary many times, you can get a pretty good grasp on the language within a
few weeks and you can probably write your first sentence in one day.  :)


Judith Hermans wrote:

> Hello,
> my name is Judith Hermans and I am in my last year at university. I'm
> writing my thesis and the subject is Klingon and it's speakers!
> Now I'm first collecting all kinds of literature about language variation
> and artificial languages, but in a few months I want to conduct a survey
> under Klingon-speakers. My teachers thinks my subject stinks and he is very
> sceptic. He thinks that I won't find any people who speak Klingon and even
> if I find some, that they won't cooperate. Is he wrong?
> If there are people among you who will want to help me and answer a survey
> in a few months (questions about Klingon and about yourself, because I want
> to get a profile from Klingon-speakers), please send me a mail.
> Thanks a lot!
> Judith
> PS. I have just started, so maybe I haven't looked well enough, but I have
> some trouble finding literature about the language Klingon itself. Not a
> grammarian or a dictionary, because I have those at home (yes, I'm a Star
> Trek fan), but something linguistic. Can someone help me with this or are
> there any linguistics reading this mail willing to answer some questions?
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> Judith Hendriks-Hermans
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