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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] Expect the unexpected

Brent Kesler ([email protected]) [KLI Member]

<div dir="ltr"><br><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 12:29 PM, Steven Boozer <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:[email protected]"; target="_blank">[email protected]</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left-width:1px;border-left-color:rgb(204,204,204);border-left-style:solid;padding-left:1ex"><br>
  reH &#39;elI&#39;jaH yIpIH(taH)!<br>
  Always expect the unexpected visitor!<br>
Note the homonym {pIH} &quot;be suspicious&quot;, suggesting {reH yIpIH(taH)} &quot;Always be suspicious&quot; - good advice for any Klingon.<br></blockquote><div><br></div><div><br></div><div>This inspired my suggestions:</div><div><br></div><div>     DapIHbe&#39;chugh, yIpIH. (simple and straightforward)</div><div>     DapIHbe&#39;chugh, yIpIHnISqu&#39;! (more poetic, almost rhymes)</div><div><br></div><div>I like these because {yIpIH} is ambiguous, so the meaning changes depending on the context.</div><div>1. &quot;If you don&#39;t expect it, expect it.&quot; (A warning to be ready for whatever&#39;s about to happen.)</div><div>2. &quot;If you didn&#39;t expect it, be suspicious.&quot; (Advice for dealing with an unforeseen circumstance.)</div><div><br></div><div>bI&#39;reng</div></div></div></div>
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