[LMB] SF Inventions I want

markus baur baur at chello.at
Wed Sep 9 08:53:29 BST 2020


Am 09.09.2020 um 04:25 schrieb Zan Lynx:
> On 9/8/20 5:10 PM, Raymond Collins wrote:
>> Back in the nineties UCSC had classes in conversational Klingon. One 
>> of the
>> reasons to teach Klingon was so that negotiators could talk amongst
>> themselves during negotiations without being understood by the other 
>> team.
> 
> I would worry about culture coming across with the language. I believe 
> speaking Klingon makes one more aggressive and concerned with honor.
> 
> Two negotiating teams both trained in Klingon might end the negotiation 
> by drawing their pens and assaulting each other in an all-out war for 
> dominance.

shades of

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babel-17

servus

markus


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