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Re: New words suffering pun-itis

ghuStargh wrote:
>But don't get me started with {qaryoq} . . .

: Is the pun simply based on "karaoke"? If not, where does it come from?

I think {qaryoq'a'} is the actual pun, and {qaryoq} a back-formation.  Both
"mimic speech" in the same way that karaoke mimics singing.

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons

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