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    Smile Klingon

    OK, I accept that I might be stereotyping just a bit, but I'd guess that SOMEONE knows someone* who could write Klingon. We've just painted "Mind Your Head" on the underside of a staircase in several different languages, and we have a step spare. You can see where this is going...

    So Geeks; what can you offer?









    *Your secret is safe with me if it is you...

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    Put 'mInD your HeaD' into the converter here: Klingon text converter

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    Bing Translator does Klingon... though I have no idea how accurately: Bing Übersetzer

    EDIT: ah, good old German servers

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    though I have no idea how accurately
    Not very.

    "mind your head" becomes "SuHay'DI' yab" which translates back as "We thought".

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    Meddwl eich pen

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    That translator you linked says it transmutes Latin into plqaD. Latin for mind your head is complicated because, well, Latin.

    'Be careful of your head' translates to 'Diligenter de capite vestro'

    Mind your head seems to translate to animum tuum which translates back to 'your mind' so this doesn't really work.

    Sadly I have no knowledge of Latin grammar and syntax so I'm relying on Google Translate.

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    The actual Klingon for mind your head is this...

    tova'Daq be'nallI mIv (mind your helmet, as there is no klingon word for head)

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    Ahh... I'd taken the "Latin" to be Latin script, rather than language.

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    Remember to tell the person minding their head that they are a cowardly petaQ for minding their head in the first place instead of showing the door who is boss.

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    Writing "Mind your helmet" on the wall of a school is just asking for trouble...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    Writing "Mind your helmet" on the wall of a school is just asking for trouble...
    Writing it in Klingon, I doubt anyone will be able to read it anyway!

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    Have you included an arabic language on your staircase? Useful and subtly inclusive. Win win all round.

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    We're thinking about Arabic, and Khmer looks REALLY interesting!

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    Sanskrit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Not very.

    "mind your head" becomes "SuHay'DI' yab" which translates back as "We thought".
    Doesn't this make it more fun ? How many people what that have thinking once they'd punched it into Google ?

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