[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: QIt

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Mon Nov 8 19:09:47 PST 2021


The Bell X-1 was the first aircraft to pass the speed of sound DURING SUSTAINED, LEVEL FLIGHT.

Several hot-shot fighter pilots briefly exceeded Mach 1 during powered dives in aircraft not designed for supersonic flight.

Some of them even lived to tell the tale.

> On Nov 8, 2021, at 12:28 PM, Steven Boozer <sboozer at uchicago.edu> wrote:
> Another example from NASM (Bell X-1):
> […] puvDI' BELL X-wa', DoDaj vItlh law' wab Do vItlh puS.  Do patlhvam 
>    chavta'bogh muD Duj wa'DIch moj 'oH.
> […] the Bell X-1 became the first airplane to fly faster than the speed
>    of sound. 
> Voragh
> From: tlhIngan-Hol <tlhingan-hol-bounces at lists.kli.org <mailto:tlhingan-hol-bounces at lists.kli.org>> On Behalf Of nIqolay Q
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2021 at 11:46 AM Will Martin <willmartin2 at mac.com <mailto:willmartin2 at mac.com>> wrote:
> Yeah, but it gets really interesting when you try to say, “My ship is faster than your ship.”
> We do have an example for that:
> nom leng Hun nom lengqu' lut 
> Stories travel faster than a khrun
> - paq'batlh, p. 130-131, paq'raD, canto 11, line 4
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