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inaccurate but never approximate (was RE: yaywIj yIngaq!)


>>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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