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Trekkie takes it a bit too far

December 1, 2009

Linguist Dr d’Armond Speers spoke only alien language Klingon to son for first three years of his life.

He spent days translating phrases into Klingon hoping his toddler’s first word would be “vav” rather than “dad”.

“He was definitely starting to learn it. When Alec spoke back to me in Klingon his pronunciation was excellent,” he said but he  experienced problems with his project as the alien language lacked common words like “diaper” and “bottle.”

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