tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jan 04 17:08:44 1999

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SIQtaH (was Re: Problem Words)

ja' charghwI':
>bangwI' juppu' DIghoS. ghaytan jIHvaD Dal ghu' vaj De'wI'
>vIqenglaHbogh vIqeng. SIQjaj HoS HalDaj!

My first impulse was to think {SIQjaj} should have been {taHjaj}.  Then
I read it again, and realized what it really said.

That's probably the first bilingual pun I've noticed whose "primary"
language is Klingon but relies on a knowledge of English to be funny,
instead of the other way around.

-- ghunchu'wI'

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