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Re: Klingon orthography (was: Okrand at qep'a')

Michael Everson (

On 24 Jun 2009, at 04:56, wrote:

>> I will ask you again, however, to look at the different options  
>> posted, and indicate which look "better" and which look "worse".
> From a beginner's point of view they would all look equally strange,  
> I think.

But Standard Okrandian orthography looks strange to beginners when  
they first begin (I remember it did in 1985).

> In fact, the further removed from the standard orthography, perhaps  
> the  better, since anything only slightly different from it looks  
> like typos upon typos.

Interesting. Still I think some are more quickly accessible to fluent  
readers of Klingon than others.

I should probably make the PDF.

Michael Everson *

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