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[Tlhingan-hol] qaDHommey

Fiat Knox (fiat_knox@yahoo.co.uk)



<html><body><div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:garamond, new york, times, serif;font-size:12pt"><div><span>The wonderful thing about being a Klingonist, whether amateur or gifted amateur, is the little challenges people throw at you. "What's X in Klingon?" being something I imagine everybody here has heard thrown at them at some time or another. And being branded "The Only Klingon Speaker In Wales" means I get it from all over - including flack that would have been directed at other, quieter, local Klingonists but for the fact that I present a bigger, louder target.</span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><br><span></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><span>Welsh Klingonists, you don't all have
 to line up to thank me.<br></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><br><span></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><span>Today's was 'What's "bacon" in Klingon?" directed to me in town.<br></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><br><span></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><span>Before I could reply, a friend said 'It probably sounds like "Blaaargh."' Then all eyes turned to look at me.</span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new
 york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><br><span></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><span>My reply: 'It's written down as "{targh Somraw SIjlu'ta'bogh}," but it's pronounced </span><span>"Blaaargh." But with a Klingon accent.'</span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><br><span></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><span>Improv. If there's one thing all this exposure to tlhIngan Hol has done for me, it's a talent for improv like nobody's business.</span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color:
 transparent; font-style: normal;"><br><span></span></div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px; font-family: garamond,new york,times,serif; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal;"><span>I assume Maltz has never come forth with the word for "bacon." Now would not be a good time to find out he can only eat kosher.<br></span></div></div></body></html>
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