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Re: The topic marker -'e'

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



--- On Tue, 11/24/09, David Trimboli <david@trimboli.name> wrote:

> 
> > Alas, I find that "linguists tend to bring unnecessary
> preconceptions  
> > to Klingon" is too often the case as well.
> 
> I find that some Klingonists tend to hold unnecessary
> preconceptions of 
> linguists, and maybe they shouldn't do that.
> 
> -- 

Maybe if the linguists didn't usually act so arrogant, we wouldn't. Linguists in general should probably take a look at Arika Okrent and her book, for an example of how a linguist can actually make her presence in Klindom a mutually-enjoyable event. 

-- ter'eS






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