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Re: Hol pIq (was RE: QeD De'wI' ngermey)

From: "...Paul" <>
> One unfortunate pattern I'm seeing is that MO is producing brand new words
> for us, rather than overloading existing words.  The mathematical words
> are interesting, and better yet, a logical extension of the existing body
> of words.  The other words look more like they were generated by a random
> consonant-vowel-consonant generator...

You're not looking at them carefully enough.  Virtually all new words that
Okrand makes up are jokes of some kind.  The finger words and toe words and
bird words are all jokes, for instance.  /Hutvagh/ is not only a joke, it's
a religious epiphany to those of us who travel in the northeastern United

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