Day: October 6, 2017

The Three Friars, in Greek

By: | Post date: 2017-10-06 | Comments: 3 Comments
Posted in categories: Linguistics, Modern Greek

My friend from Quora Vangelis Lolos pointed out to me on Facebook that the Modern Greek version of the Old Irish joke about the three friars doesn’t sound as awesome as the others. Challenge Accepted. Τρεις καλόγεροι αναχωρούν από τον κόσμο. Καταφεύγουν στην ερημιά, για να τους δώσει ο Κύριος άφεση των αμαρτιών τους. Για […]

The Three Friars, in Klingon

By: | Post date: 2017-10-06 | Comments: 4 Comments
Posted in categories: Artificial Languages

I mentioned to long-time reader John Cowan, in comments, the joke of the three Finns. (“Did we come here to talk, or did we come here to drink?”) John in turn pointed me to the Old Irish joke of the three friars. Which, as a result, you can now read in Klingon—and you can now […]

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