tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Fri Oct 04 17:29:12 2002
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Re: NSA lecture and back issues
"Steven Boozer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wondered on Thursday, October
03, 2002, at 10:48 PM
Subject: Re: NSA lecture and back issues
> ...But why do Federal "spooks" (as we called them in in the Navy) want
> to learn about Klingon? I should think they have their hands full just
> learning Arabic these days.
During WWII, if memory serves, American cryptographers used some Navajo
dialect spoken by fewer than 200 people in the world. BTW, the Russians used
Kazakh for the same purpose.