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

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Fri Nov 13 19:25:40 PST 2020

I agree. Okrand is closer to my age than SuStel’s. Likely SuStel has less similar meme context than Okrand, you and I, being such a youngster. 

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> On Nov 13, 2020, at 6:12 PM, Alan Anderson <qunchuy at alcaco.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 10:19 AM SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
>> 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.
> Perhaps that's true "nowadays", but I can assure you that the song isn't why *I* know the word. I have a *lot* of doubt that he was thinking about the song in particular. It was obviously more common in popular culture 40-50 years ago, when western shows like Rawhide and Bonanza were ubiquitous, before the "deruralization" of television.
> -- ghunchu'wI'
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