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"maS 'oHbe'; tengchaH 'oH!"

Translation:It's not a moon; it's a space station!

April 21, 2018



The thrill in my heart upon seeing this sentence confirms that I am a nerd. Oh wait, I'm studying Klingon. No confirmation necessary.


And here I was worrying the dedicated nerds would be coming at us with pitchforks for using a Star Wars reference in a Star Trek language course!


No need to worry, I guess. Dual nerds will appreciate SW references (I certainly did!). Hardcore trekkies will gorge on the asymmetry: you can't really say "By Grabthar's hammer, what a savings" in any SW language, can you?


Are you kidding? I loved this reference! I really hope to learn it well so that I can say I'm able to quote Star Wars in Klingon! That would be so awesome!


/starwarsfan/ Really! Of all the sentences you had to choose this! Grrr


If you have any suggestions for other sentences, feel free to post them on https://www.duolingo.com/comment/26822278 !


I have a "United Federation of Planets" car plate with Darth Vader sitting on my dashboard. A true nerd loves them both and knows the difference between the two.

Also, a quote that I'd like to see is, "The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."

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