[tlhIngan Hol] New Words and Grammar Points from qep'a' cha'maH javDIch

Tad Stauffer tadbot at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 09:44:02 PDT 2019


Here are the hidden puns/mnemonics that I've found in the new vocab, that I
haven't seen mentioned here or in boQwI':

ba'qIn - get "back in" the saddle

rIq - eu"rek"a

roDSer - "...another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but
of mind" - Rod Serling in The Twilight Zone

tIpqan - "Tippecan"oe and Tyler Too - Ash Tyler (from Star Trek: Discovery)

torSIv - Tor Books publishes speculative fiction

'InDogh - syllable - "silly bell"

'IventoH - "Ivan ho!" - Lake Ivanhoe in Orlando once was center of the U.S.
pineapple industry

-Tad
sent from my smartphone telephone

On Tue, Jul 23, 2019, 9:36 AM De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 at 15:23, Mark E. Shoulson <mark at kli.org> wrote:
>
>> I noticed the {Hut} there too.  But that doesn't necessarily mean nine
>> bits.  Maybe the name was derived from some one-indexed counting of the
>> bits, and named something relating to its ending at (i.e. before) the
>> ninth bit. Or whatever twisted logic gave the French "huit jours" (lit.
>> eight days) for "a week" and "quinze jours" (lit. fifteen days) for "a
>> fortnight" (which at least comes from "fourteen nights", so the math
>> works out for the English at any rate).  Me, I'm going to choose to
>> believe that it's eight bits (an "octet" to be hyper-technical) and
>> named off-by-one because of some... reason.
>>
>
> In case you missed it earlier in the thread, the real reason for the {Hut}
> is because the pun is based on the name of the actor John Hutton
> <https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0404632/>.
>
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