[tlhIngan Hol] be-verbs used as adjectives and the {-chu'}

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Tue Aug 8 10:22:41 PDT 2017

On 8/8/2017 1:05 PM, nIqolay Q wrote:
> There's an acoustics research facility in Minnesota, Orfield 
> Laboratories, which is famous for having the quietest room on Earth. 
> It's used for testing products to see how much noise they make, and 
> there are no echoes because the walls and floor and ceiling absorb all 
> sound. In the absence of other sounds, occupants become overwhelmingly 
> aware of the sounds their own body is making, and don't hear the soft 
> echoes they subconsciously use to orient themselves as they move 
> around. Most people can't stay in there longer than 20 minutes; the 
> record is only 45 minutes. If there was ever situation that called for 
> using {tamchu'} (or even {tamchu'qu'}), that's it.

The claims that people can't last more than 45 minutes in one of those 
rooms, or that there is a record, are just urban legend.




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