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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Klingon Word of the Day: petqaD

De'vID (de.vid.jonpin@gmail.com)



On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 4:22 PM, Steven Boozer <sboozer@uchicago.edu> wrote:
>> Klingon Word of the Day for Friday, December 06, 2013
>>
>> Klingon word: petqaD
>> Part of speech: noun
>> Definition: a medical device for mending bones
>> Source: Haynes Klingon Bird of Prey manual, p. 107, November 2012
>
>   "The surgeon typically injects a combined stimulant and pain
>    killer, before using a {petqaD} to bond broken bones in place
>    and a dermal regenerator to suture any wounds. Typical turn-
>    around times allow an injured crewman to return to his post
>    within seven minutes." (p. 107)

Pun: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duct_tape

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De'vID

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