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Old February 21 2013, 11:49 PM   #11
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Re: What's your favorite Borg origin tale? *potential spoilers*

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
That being said, the only thing I thought was kinda cheesy about the Destiny version was the origin of the actual name "Borg."
Actually that's one of my favorite bits about it. The Borg having a human origin helps explain the otherwise contrived coincidence of a race of alien cyborgs just happening to have a name that sounds like part of the word "cyborg." I used to figure it was a name Magnus Hansen coined for them and that Guinan had come across at some point, but there were a lot of Delta Quadrant races in VGR that called them that too.
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