[tlhIngan Hol] among the various time telling methods is there a formal one

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Wed Jul 29 04:34:30 PDT 2020


Why assume that tradition is formal?

Bib overalls and blue jeans are traditional clothing. Tuxedos are formal. 

Twelve hundred hours is formal. Noon is a much older, more traditional description of midday. 

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> On Jul 29, 2020, at 4:59 AM, mayqel qunen'oS <mihkoun at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> http://klingonska.org/ref/time.html:
>> The second system is an informal way
>> of answering the question ’ar­logh Qoy­lu’­pu’?
> jIH:
>> The problem here is whether the sentence "The second system is an
>> informal way of answering the question {’ar­logh Qoy­lu’­pu’?}", was
>> indeed in HQ, and of course whether it was written by 'oqranD himself.
> 
> On the other hand, even if this sentence *is* indeed Ca'Non, one could wonder..
> 
> For something to be considered informal, logically something else must
> exist, something else which is considered to be formal.
> 
> If the {'arlogh Qoylu'pu'} existed looong before anything else, then
> how the jay' can it be considered informal ? How can it be considered
> informal if there was nothing else to compare it to ?
> 
> The more I think of it, the more everything points to the {'arlogh
> Qoylu'pu'} being the formal/traditional method of telling time.
> 
> ~ Qa'yIn
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