tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Nov 19 20:57:33 2002

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RE: QeD De'wI' ngermey

At 21:46 19/11/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> > At first I thought Okrand feared us.  We are, after all, the monster he
> > created.  But each year he has relaxed a little.  I knew he was okay with
> > us the year at Vegas when I met him at the hotel checkout desk
> > and he said
> > "see you next year."  Up until then his qep'a' participation had
> > been a bit
> > of a maybe.  He is still very cautious not to say anything that will be
> > seized and used out of context as a "Marc said ..."
>Sometimes I wonder how he would be if at something like the yotna' we had
>earlier this year, we all promised that for that weekend not to analyze what
>he says and let him babble along as part of the crowd, ignoring simple
>mistakes, or misremembering a proper definition, etc; with no canonical

Hard promise to keep.  We'd still be saying, "Marc said -- although it was 
off the record --- ..." and "Marc used it transitively." 

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