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German Broadcaster Adds 'Klingon' Service Online

The German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Web site -- which offers information in myriad languages -- by including a section in the Star Trek language Klingon. NPR's Scott Simon gets a review of the otherworldly pages from linguist Mark Okrand, who created the Klingon tongue.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.