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Re: pIqaD origins

Terrence Donnelly (terrence.donnelly@sbcglobal.net) [KLI Member]



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.

-- ter'eS

--- On Mon, 6/15/09, roger158@msu.edu <roger158@msu.edu> wrote:

> From: roger158@msu.edu <roger158@msu.edu>
> Subject: Re: pIqaD origins
> To: tlhingan-hol@kli.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" <markjreed@gmail.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 <terrence.donnelly@sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> 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 <markjreed@gmail.com>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 






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