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Category: klingonisms


most quoted re "klingonisms": Derek Gulas (8), Jonathan North Washington (5), other (3), Joyce (1), Christian Thalmann (1)

other categories found with "klingonisms": phonetics (7), linguistics (6), badness (5), star-trek (4), SSSR (3)

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[link] heard: 26 September 2009
[edit] added: 26 September 2009

"The letter ‹q› is just hanging around waiting for English to gain uvular stops."

Övgönxüü on spelling reform
politics, phonetics, klingonisms, coolness, linguistics
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[link] heard: 25 April 2007
[edit] added: 26 April 2007

Derek: "Something about the word ‘Kyrgyz’ sounds agressive."

Jonathan: "What about [qr̩ˈʀz̩] sounds agressive?"

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[link] heard: 25 April 2007
[edit] added: 25 April 2007

Joyce: "Now I'm really sorry for referring that woman to the Tlingit wikipedia article. It makes it sound terrifying."

Jonathan: "Why's it terrifying?"

Amy: "Because she's not a linguist, and every ejective possible doesn't sound like a good thing."

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[link] heard: 23 April 2007
[edit] added: 23 April 2007

"I'm not like you. I got all these vowels from my parents… and some consonants from these Klingons."

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[link] heard: 11 April 2007
[edit] added: 11 April 2007

Derek: [ftktp]!

Jonathan: "What's that?"

Derek: "Probably Berber."

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[link] heard: 5 April 2007
[edit] added: 5 April 2007

(00:42:03) Derek: I found a way to explain language change to our students

(00:42:31) Derek: Languages start out cool and get less cool with time, unless the change involves gaining velars or uvulars

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[link] heard: 27 December 2006
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

(03:12:51) [me]: I think they decided the klingons weren't Russian or Chinese enough anymore and had to rethink a new race to fit that type of society

(03:13:07) Derek: yeah

(03:13:21) Derek: they started Russian-Mongols and ended up Vikings

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[link] heard: 16 November 2006
[edit] added: 16 November 2006

(03:17:16) [me]: never heard of æ tensing? ;)

(03:17:55) Qatharsis: D'oh, of course. It's the opposite of q crumbling. ;)

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[link] heard: 8 November 2006
[edit] added: 9 November 2006

"Oh, cool! I got a lump on my arm. And it's turning colours."

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[link] heard: 14 October 2006
[edit] added: 14 October 2006

"Why is it that the Kazakh flag strikes me as Romulan somehow?"

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[link] heard: 7 October 2006
[edit] added: 7 October 2006

Derek: "Agh!"

Rianna: "What's wrong with your spine?"

Derek: "It's made out of bones!"

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[link] heard: 5 January 2005
[edit] added: 5 January 2005

"Human bonding rituals often involve a great deal of ... talking, and dancing, and crying."

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