Once, back when I was in high school, circa 1987 or so, I went over to a friend’s house and happened to see a pile of mail on the kitchen counter. On top of the pile was an invitation, addressed to his dad, to the Klingon Language Institute’s annual convention. That’s right: the Klingon Language Institute, as in Klingons from the TV show “Star Trek.” I’ll let that sink in for a bit before going on.
Now, I was never much of a Trekkie. In fact, I found the original “Star Trek” pretty boring and never bothered to watch any of the five other Star Trek series that followed it. Read the rest of this entry →