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

De'vID de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 23:33:44 PDT 2019

On Wed, 24 Jul 2019 at 17:03, nIqolay Q <niqolay0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 8:30 AM De'vID <de.vid.jonpin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> * What does *{roSqa'} mean in {roSqa'QeD}, if anything?
> I've heard that an old archeology trick for telling bone from stone is to
> lick it, since fossil bone is more porous and will stick to your wet tongue
> a bit. Klingon archeologists are obviously more rigorous when they apply
> this test, and require licking it again (*roSqa'*) to get two data points.

The out-of-universe origin might be a reference to Marton Roska, a pioneer
of scientific archeology:

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