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Re: Klingon bone-heads (as Re: "to-be" + <<-bogh>>)

naHQun (nahqun@gmail.com)



In the back of the Klingon Language issue of the comic Klingons: Blood
Will Tell, they use the terms "smoothhead" and "bonehead" to
distinguish between the two styles of Klingon (presumably to help the
artist know what to draw...

~naHQun

On 12/26/07, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
> qa'vaj:
> > > Some co-workers get together.  One derisively reads a message out loud,
> > > unaware that the message sender is in the group. After reading the message
> > > he says "whoever sent that message is a real bonehead".  The sender could
> > > say: "I who am the message sender disagree."
>
> Doq:
> >Given the affinity to head-banging we've seen among Klingons, being
> >called a bone-head might not be an insult.
>
> Indeed, Glen Proechel used {Hom let} "hard bone" as the title for his 1995
> Klingon Hamlet paraphrase _Homlet: Prince of Kronos (The Hard Bone Blues)_!
>
> For more details see http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8853/ (it's listed
> near the bottom of the screen).
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> --
> Voragh
> Ca'Non Master of the Klingons
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