[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Do'ghI'
sustel at trimboli.name
Fri Nov 13 07:19:45 PST 2020
On 11/13/2020 10:08 AM, Steven Boozer wrote:
> "Git Along, Little Dogies"
We had to suffer through this song repeatedly in my third grade music
class, and it surfaces in my memory occasionally like PTSD. /Dogies/
does not sound like /doggies;/ the first syllable /do/ rhymes with the
word /so/ (and the Klingon syllable *Do*).
/Whoopee ti yi yo, git along little dogies!
It's your misfortune and none of my own.
Whoopie ti yi yo, git along little dogies!
You know that Wyoming will be your new home./
Since this is the only context in which anyone remembers the word
/dogies/ nowadays, I have no doubt that Okrand was thinking about this
song when he invented the word.
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