Re: Klingon

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 13:38:06 EST

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    > > If Klingon isn't in the Latin script the joke about having the word "ghoti"
    > for
    > > fish isn't as funny.
    > It's silly: "gh" is /f/ only finally, and "ti" is /S/ only in "-tion" and
    > friends. English spelling is clunky, but not that clunky.

    No, the use of "ghoti" by Shaw was silly, the reference to it in the Klingon
    lexicon is funny (now if it was spelt "ghoti" but pronounced "fish" then it
    would be silly).

    Jon Hanna
    *Thought provoking quote goes here*

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