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Old February 4 2011, 10:35 PM   #1
Sal'ira
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Limitless Alien Languages (or lack thereof?)

I have noticed that when alien races and their languages are mentioned, it goes like this.

Klingons speak Klingon.
Romulans speak Romulan.
Vulcans speak Vulcan.

On Earth we have a few thousand languages, so why has Star Trek never looked more into the languages of other worlds? Surely, they have as many languages as we do, maybe more. A passing mention would even be in order, right?
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