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God of the Apes

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Book cover
God of the Apes is a book written by Don Nowacki, published on October 29, 2013, about the different points of view between science and religion (1).

Klingon language

On November 29, 2015, a Klingon version was published, entitled God of the Apes: in Klingon tongue (2). The so-called Klingon version makes no sense at all – even for a beginner: A short look inside the book shows that many words have not been translated and are printed in English. A further analysis reveals that the translation was apparently made using the Bing translator, which works in a distinct way that also explains the English words inside: In case of doubt, English words will not be translated and stay in their original.

Example

A quick glimpse at the copyright notice makes clear that this not really a serious translation:
wej previously neH public yer copyrighted yIlaD, title, yuvtlhe'

The back of the book shows the phrase "Made in the USA", translated by Bing as chenmoH neH usa.

See also

References

1 : product description on amazon.com of the English version, retrieved December 23, 2015

2 : product description on amazon.com of the Klingon version, retrieved December 23, 2015

Category: Appearance    Latest edit: 14 Apr 2020, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 23 Dec 2015 by MarcZankl
 
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