tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Wed Jan 16 20:17:23 2002

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Re: More puns in new vocab

> Russ Perry Jr: 
> : But it leaves me to wonder what we're supposed to make of cha'naS and
> : cha'par...  Has anyone figured these out?
> {cha'par} from PARtridge?

It might as well be a PARrot, unless we're talking about a PARtridge in a PAIR 
tree. And that makes me wonder why Okrand didn't borrow from all those birds in 
the Christmas Carol. Four calling birds, three french hens, two turtle doves, 

> I don't think anyone has pointed this one out yet, but {SIla'} "mirror" is
> "Alice" backwards - as in "Through the Looking Glass".

Yeah. Before I figured that out, I thought it was Shela somebody...

And as for SIla' being bigger than neSlo', it probably had something to do with 
those pills Alice was taking...

> -- 
> Voragh                       
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons


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