[tlhIngan Hol] 2018 qep'a' Proverb Contest

Daniel Dadap daniel at dadap.net
Sun May 27 12:31:57 PDT 2018

> On May 24, 2018, at 2:01 PM, Alan Anderson <alan at kli.org> wrote:
> 2018 is the 25th anniversary of the Power Klingon audiobook by Marc Okrand and Barry Levine. In it we learned about Replacement Proverbs ("to replace lost respect with newly earned respect after one has been embarrassed in a public setting") and Secrecy Proverbs ("used in situations where you want to show that you can keep a secret under *any* conditions").
> Several years ago, KLI members helped to discover a previously unknown Replacement Proverb (jagh yIbuStaH! "Focus on the enemy!") and Secrecy Proverb ('Iw HIq yap tu'lu'be'. "Sufficient bloodwine does not exist.").
> In conjunction with the Klingon Language Institute's qep'a' cha'maH vaghDIch, we are holding a competition to seek more proverbs. Each member of the KLI (paid or guest) is eligible to submit either a Replacement Proverb or a Secrecy Proverb. Those who have purchased a Supporting Membership to the qep'a' may submit both a Replacement Proverb and a Secrecy Proverb. Attending Members are allowed to submit two of each type, for a total of four proverbs.
> Entries may be saved and revised at any time until the contest closes June 25. The submissions will then be anonymously reviewed by a panel of experts, and a list of the best candidate proverbs will be given to Marc Okrand. He will announce a new Replacement Proverb and a new Secrecy Proverb at the qep'a' in July.
> Full contest rules, and a link to the submission page, are at https://www.kli.org/proverb_contest/rules/ <https://www.kli.org/proverb_contest/rules/>

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> -- Alan
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