tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Sat Mar 02 07:54:56 2002
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inaccurate but never approximate (was RE: yaywIj yIngaq!)
- From: "Agnieszka Solska" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: inaccurate but never approximate (was RE: yaywIj yIngaq!)
- Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2002 12:54:54
>>That's an interesting idea, [...]
>>but then that would violate the whole "inaccurate, but not approximate"
>It still bothers me some. I really think Okrand tossed off >the
>"inaccurate, >>but never approximate" joke just so he'd never have to deal
>with this. He doesn't want to work with the grammar or idiom needed to make
>things approximate, so he just declares that it is against cultural
>convention to be approximate.
rut tlhochchuq *cultural conventions*.
Didn't Okrand list (in "Power Klingon") *accuracy* as one of the four main
ideals of "acceptable Klingon conduct", which can be conveyed though
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