Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler
By Ben Grossblatt • Illustrations by Alex Fine
6 1/2 x 8 in; 24 pp;
full-color images throughout, built-in sound module, 10 unique sounds
Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this indispensable audio phrasebook. This amusing and enlightening primer on ill-tempered and proud Klingon culture uses a built-in sound module to teach readers an array of crucial compliments (“You bludgeon divinely.”), toasts (“Today is a good day to die”), and insults (“Your mother has a smooth forehead”) as well as phrases used commonly in intergalactic travel (“Passport? My fist is my passport!”), theatergoing (“Two for Romulan and Juliet”), and more. Illustrated scenarios set the scene and offer additional useful phrases, making How to Speak Klingon an essential guide for any Star Trek® fan. Ben Grossblatt has several degrees in linguistics and eats gagh with his bare hands. He lives in Seattle. Alex Fine is a Baltimore-based illustrator who was called “Spock” as a child due to his bowl cut and pointy ears.
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