[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: Do'ghI'

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Fri Nov 13 14:04:00 PST 2020

I’ve never heard of the song, but I did hear the phrase in many cowboy TV shows, when the word “doggies” was often pronounced with a long “o”, as in “dough-geez”.

charghwI’ vaghnerya’ngan

rInpa’ bomnIS be’’a’ pI’.

> On Nov 13, 2020, at 10:19 AM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 11/13/2020 10:08 AM, Steven Boozer wrote:
>> "Git Along, Little Dogies"
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_Along,_Little_Dogies <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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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