Marc Okrand's Dedications and inscriptions

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Signature on a pumpkin, at Halloween-qepHom

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dedication in Simone's KGT

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dedication in Lieven L. Litaer's KGT

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dedication in Melanie Roney's KGT

"Canon Master" Steven Boozer has collected all of the comments Marc Okrand has written when signing people's books. He usually only writes Qapla', but sometimes adds more words like tlhIngan wo' jupna' or not yIjegh.

Common phrases

These are common phrases Okrand uses on books and photos:
tlhIngan Hol jatlhwI' Klingon speaker
tlhIngan Hol jatlhwI' po' Experienced Klingon speaker
tlhIngan SuvwI'na' True Klingon warrior
tlhIngan tIgh DaHaDrup'a'? Are you ready to study Klingon culture?
tlhIngan Hol DaHaDrup'a'? Are you ready to study Klingon language?
tlhIngan wo' jupna'! True friend of the Klingon empire!
not yIjegh! Never give up!

Specific examples

tlhIngan Hol DaHaD - vaj choquvmoH. Qapla'!
in Roger Cheesbro's TKD

tlhIngan Hol HaDwI'. not yIjegh. Qapla'!
in Alan Anderson's TKD

tlhIngan Hol jatlhwI' - Qapla'!
in Raik Lorenz's TKD after a talk Okrand gave in Leipzig, June 2008

tlhIngan Hol jatlhwI' po'! Qapla'!
in Felix Malmenbeck, at qepHom wa'maHDIch 2011

tlhIngan Hol po' [sic for jatlhwI' po'?]
in Mark Reed's TKD

tlhIngan Hol yIHaD! not yIjegh! Qapla'!
in David Trimboli's first TKD, signed at qep'a' wejDIch

tlhIngan jatlhwI' - not yIjegh. Qapla'!
in Tad Stauffer's first (blue edition) TKD

tlhIngan wo' jupna'. Qapla'!
in Lieven L. Litaer's KGT at qep'a' chorghDIch 2001

tlhIngan wo' jupna'. not yIjegh. Qapla'!
in Melanie Roney's KGT in André Müller's TKD after a talk Okrand gave in Leipzig, June 2008 (1)

tlhIngan yIn DayIn.
in Roger Cheesbro's KGT (discussed in HolQeD, vol. 7 issue 4, December 1998)

SoSwI' vavwI' je quvmoHjaj paqvam
Untranslated dedication to KGT (p. v)


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