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RE: Measurments

DloraH ( [Hol po'wI']

> Voragh:
> >> Kohlar asked the pregnant B'Elanna, "Did you conceive 
> during the holy
> >> month of Nay'Poq?" (VOY "Prophecy")
> Mark J. Reed:
> >nay'poq?  There's a month named "dish indigestion"?

Sounds like November, Thanksgiving, lots of food.

> Since the Trek writers often inserted extraneous apostrophes, 
> this could also be a distortion of {nay} "marry (bride does 
> this)" and {puq} "child".  Why this month is holy was not 
> explained in the episode so who knows what the writers had in mind?

Now it sounds like December, Christmas.  (marry -> Mary)


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