[tlhIngan Hol] Klingon Word of the Day: chuy

SuStel sustel at trimboli.name
Mon Mar 21 08:14:39 PDT 2022

On 3/21/2022 11:07 AM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
> Am 21.03.2022 um 15:56 schrieb SuStel:
>>> Klingon word:     chuy
>>> Part of speech:     verb
>>> Definition:     sneeze
>>> PUN:         ah-choo!
>> I wouldn't call this a pun; it's onomatopoeia.
> I would say that the onomatopoeia is the pun. ;-)

That's not what a pun is. A pun is a joke that relies on ambiguous or 
multiple meanings of words being mixed together. Onomatopoeia is a word 
that imitates the sound of what it describes or what it is associated 
with. *chuy* does not mix together ambiguous or multiple meanings; it 
simply imitates the sound of what it describes.

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