[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: tar

Steven Boozer sboozer at uchicago.edu
Tue Mar 14 06:45:29 PDT 2017

> >> Klingon Word of the Day for Monday, March 13, 2017
> >>
> >> Klingon word: tar
> >> Part of speech: noun
> >> Definition: poison

>> PUN: rat (poison) backwards?

> I believe to remember having heard that Okrand was thinking about 
> smoking people. Cigarette packages usually have a phrase "one 
> cigarette contains x gram of tar."

Your version makes more sense.  But knowing Okrand history with puns, it's entirely possible he meant BOTH.  <g>

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