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ja' ghunchu'wI' 'utlh:

> ja' Iain Grant <>:
> -- ghunchu'wI' 'utlh

jatlh qultoQ:

> vIHo' SoQlIj 'ongqu'... {{{:-)
> Qapla'!

valbej ghunchu'wI'. batlh Holmaj Hubchu'.

Watch your sentence order: <SoQlIj 'ongqu' vIHo'>.

<<qoH bo'ghobe'qu'Hlu'...>>

Your tagline has a few problems. It looks like "Don't battle a fool", and
the English version I remember from a previous message matches up pretty
well with that. So let's fix it:

The prefix <bo-> doesn't have a <'> in it, but it shouldn't be <bo-> anyway.
Since this is an admonition, you need to use an imperative prefix. The
proper prefix in this case is probably <yI->. Also, since you're using an
imperative, the <-be'> suffix is no longer appropriate. Instead, you need to
use <-Qo'>. Finally, I don't know what you meant with the <-qu'> and the
misspelled <-lu'> (??), but you don't need them anyway.

qoH yIghobQo'

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