Re: E-Prime

Subject: Re: E-Prime
From: "Less is more." <yvonne -at- SATURN -dot- SMARTSTAR -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 1994 09:02:42 -0800

I recall reading that the person who developed the Klingon language for
the Star Trek series and movies designed it to be an E-prime style language
with no words for the "to be" verb -- that is until he was asked to translate
"To be or not to be?" into Klingon for a recent Star Trek movie.

Yvonne DeGraw
yvonne -at- smartstar -dot- com

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