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Rosario Dawson Speaks Klingon? 10 Phrases You Should Know

We all know she's pretty and some of us even know she's a Treo junkie, but did you know that Rosario Dawson loves Star Trek and speaks Klingon? Rosario recently shared her hidden interests and talents with the geeky Conan O'Brien - leaving millions of men and women worldwide to conclude she's the hottest geek ever.

In case you are the .01 percent of the population that's confused, Klingon is the language of those bumpy headed aliens of Star Trek. There's even a Klingon Language Institute that offers support for your "exploration of the galaxy's fastest growing language." I know most people resist admitting they are Trekkies and these days it's a lot cooler to be a Battlestar Galactica fan, but there are still some key Klingon phrases you should know,

It's my belief that a little Klingon never hurt anyone. Whether you're trying to attract that super geeky guy, bond with your sibling or trying to tell that geeky guy to "naDevvo' yIghoS" in his own language, here are some phrases you need to know.

Klingon Words and Phrases You Should Know
English Klingon
Yes HIja' or HISlaH
No ghobe'
Hello. (Roughly, "What do you want?") nuqneH
What's happening? qaStaH nuq?
Where is the bathroom? nuqDaq 'oH puchpa''e'
Don't be silly. yIDoghQo'
Happy birthday. qoSlIj DatIvjaj
No, don't, I won't. Qo'
Well done! majQa'
Go away. naDevvo' yIghoS

For more Klingon help visit the The Klingon Language Institute


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