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Old August 22 2013, 06:52 PM   #20
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Re: Star Trek etymology

Etymologists must be lots of fun at parties.

Xand wrote:
Darth Vader dark + Lat. vadere, vasus -to walk.Dark walker as opposite of Luke skywalker
Apparently, all those interpretations of "Darth Vader" meaning "Dark Father" over the last 30 years were wrong.
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