[tlhIngan Hol] coincidence for 'Iw

Will Martin willmartin2 at mac.com
Tue Oct 4 09:03:08 PDT 2022

I think you are on to something. Maybe ALL of the puns we’ve been tracking are English puns based on the original Klingon, like the works of Shakespeare…

> On Oct 4, 2022, at 11:15 AM, SuStel <sustel at trimboli.name> wrote:
> On 10/4/2022 7:52 AM, Lieven L. Litaer wrote:
>> For many years, I thought that the pun behind the word {'Iw} is the
>> reaction of peeple who say "Eeeew" when they see blood.
>> Now I was recently involved in a film production, where I saw a bottle
>> of fake blood. The fake blood can be used internally (i.e. in your
>> mouth), external, and it's washable. These three words are abbreviated
>> on the bottle, simply reading "IEW".
>> Knowing that Okrand worked on TV sets, it is possible that this is not
>> just a coincidence. But maybe it really is just a coincidence, maybe
>> we'll never know. 
> Or maybe the company that made the fake blood was making the same joke that Okrand was making, saying "Eeeew" to the blood.
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