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God of the Apes

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.


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


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

2 : product description on 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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