[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: 'ap

kechpaja kechpaja at comcast.net
Fri Oct 20 12:30:00 PDT 2017

At first I thought I might be mis-remembering the name of the
protagonist of *The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", but his first
name is definitively "Arthur", and I don't see evidence of it having
been changed in any of the various incarnations of that series. 

 - SapIr

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 06:45:15PM +0000, Steven Boozer wrote:
> I did find one possibility online in a review of Zachary Wheeler’s _Max and the Multiverse_ (described as a “a young adult science fiction novel”) :
>    I hope Max makes it farther in the galaxy than Walter Dent
>     ever dared to explore!
>    < http://www.larc-scifi.com/MaxandtheMultiverse.html >
> Anyone recognize this?
> --Voragh
> From: nIqolay Q
> On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 1:32 PM, kechpaja <kechpaja at comcast.net<mailto:kechpaja at comcast.net>> wrote:
> So is there a famous Walter Dent out there who I should have heard of?
> Or is there another pun I'm missing?
> I had the same thought when the word got released, but so far I haven't found any Walter Dents who seem famous enough to be a reference. It might just be someone Okrand knows personally. (Or it's something else entirely and it's only coincidence that it looks like "walter" backwards.)

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