tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Mon Jun 15 10:18:50 2009
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Re: pIqaD origins
Terrence Donnelly (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- From: Terrence Donnelly <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: pIqaD origins
- Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 10:10:07 -0700 (PDT)
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Geez, who let you out of your cage? That's a hell of a lot of rage to come out of a simple question. As for being a "close-minded(sic) alphabet-lover", I'll remember that the next time I'm reading Egyptian or Japanese.
But now, re-reading your random screed, I think you're just a troll.
--- On Mon, 6/15/09, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: pIqaD origins
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Monday, June 15, 2009, 12:00 PM
> I guess everyone already knew it.
> You might be interested, so I'll repeat an idea I posted
> last summer. I'm pretty sure that the pIqaD is based off
> of Phoenician, like near-all sci-fi alphabets. People
> ignored me when I said it because writing systems don't seem
> to be anyone's forte here. Like most Westerners, it's a
> bunch of close-minded alphabet-lovers. Not a free-thinker
> in the bunch. And that Dr. Larry guy's about as pissy and
> arrogant as they come. No wonder nobody reads his damn
> books or joins his club. But enough hate for the KLI.
> People I talk to tell me it's always been this way.
> What's funny is that Klingon is such a well-done conlang,
> whereas its writing system is garbage. But as long as a
> minority cares, art imitates life.
> Quoting "Mark J. Reed" <email@example.com>:
> > Well, it's wrong about the identity of the movie -
> there were no
> > Klingons in Star Trek II. Assuming it was really
> III, though, it does
> > sound like the origin of the onscreen Klingon script
> that was the
> > inspiration for the KLI's pIqaDqoq.
> > On 6/15/09, Terrence Donnelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> My son found this link:
> >> http://jules.dailygrommet.com/2009/05/21/objectified/#comment-779
> >> talking about the origins of the Klingon font used
> in STII. Is this
> >> something we already knew? Is this the same as
> the pIqaD we all know and
> >> love?
> >> -- ter'eS
> > --
> > Sent from my mobile device
> > Mark J. Reed <email@example.com>