tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Thu Mar 07 07:47:46 2002

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Re: armpit revisions

SuStel wrote:
>I appreciate the /'I'/ event for Okrand's excellent sense of irony and humor
>(and good-naturedness), not for any clever or devious jokes he allegedly
>created.  When finally confronted with a semi-serious request for a new
>word, he chose the one that was the funniest choice available: the one we
>kept insisting it wasn't.

This is called the Law of Maximum Irony. Just as in cartoon physics, Klingon 
vocabulary develops in such a way that irony is maximized.


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