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  Inventor of Klingon beamed up
London, UK (Times Online): The actor James Doohan who died on July 20 after achieving cult status as the chief engineer “Scotty” in Star Trek, is credited with devising the Klingon language that featured in that film. Although Klingon was later refined by linguist Marc Okrand into a full-fledged language of its own, Doohan can be credited with formulating the world’s most popular artificial language — Shakespeare and parts of the Bible have been translated into it.

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