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August 27, 2010

FORTUNATELY FOR SHAKESPEARE, HE'S DEAD

The Washington Shakespeare Company, that Arlington outpost of offbeat treatments of classic plays, is going where no D.C. enterprise has ever quite gone before, offering up a whole evening of Shakespeare -- in Klingon.

(Thanks to Bob Brogan)

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On the bright side I would have as much chance of understanding this as I do when they deliver the lines in the original english. And I speak that there english gooder than I speak klingon.

I'm speechless. Both Klingon and English speechless.

ghay'cha'

RIKER: "Even Klingons need love now and then."
WORF: "For what we would consider love, sir, I would need a Klingon woman."
RIKER: "What about plain old basic sex? You must have some need for that."
WORF: "Of course, but with the females available to me, sir, Earth females, I must restrain myself too much. They are quite fragile, sir."
RIKER: "Worf, if anyone else had said that, I'd suspect he was bragging."

bljeghbe'chugh vaj blHegh!

Never was a Trekkie, but I appreciate the goofballishness.

I appreciate the goofballishness also, in that it keeps Trekkies away from us sane people.

Sane people, Annie? HERE?!?...

Qoplah?

who's dead? shakespeare? really?

As long as they don't call the Enterprise a garbage scow.

"...ought to be hauled away--AS garbage!"

*begin tribble bar fight*

hm.. nerd much?

Ayyyy, keptin. She's arcin' like a Chrrrrrristmas tree an I doan know what ta dewwwwwww.

bonmot is "pinin'" for the nerds.

I'm a doctor, not an actor!

The King's Klingon?

Uhmmmm, I may be wrong but I think the S.B. is a trekkie. NTTAWWT!

Fore soothe and grackackack a dak.

"This same scall, survy, cogging companion" "whoreson, beetle-headed, flap-eared knave". Sounds like a Klingon to me.

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