tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Feb 25 17:54:13 2002

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Re: pe'vIl and ST6

taD reports:

>Speaking of such tidbits of insight into the language, at Farpoint 1.5 weeks
>ago, Marc Okrand mentioned the "origin" of the word {pe'vIl}. He said that
>he made the word what it is because of twins he knew, Pat & Phil, whose
>names he incorporated into this word.

I take it the twins were quite a handful, qar'a'? <g>

That must have been when he was working on the ST6 script, which contains 
the line:  "We can take whole by force, what they propose to 
divide."  Unfortunately the actor's (playing Grokh, one of Azetbur's 
traitorous generals) pronunciation was so bad, no one I know has ever been 
able to decipher the Klingon.

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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