Inventing Languages


This article discusses the Klingon language—its creation and lasting influence (“people get married in Klingon ceremonies; one man tried (unsuccessfully) to make it his son’s native tongue”). The piece ends with a video in which linguist Marc Okrand explains how he invented Klingon.

(Via Maud Newton)

Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →