On Tengwar Fun

How would one write “Yankees Suck” in Tengwar, the Elvish alphabet from Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings? It’s a good question, and I’ve had an interesting discussion with Star Trek author Geoff Trowbridge on that very point.

My take on “Yankees Suck” —
Yankees suck

So, Red Sox fans out there. If you want to slam the Yankees in Elvish, feel free.

I, of course, have no feelings regarding the Yankees either way, unless they should, by some strange chance, meet the Cubs in the World Series, in which case the Yankees will, in fact, become the ultimate personification of evil incarnate.

For Cubs fans, here’s my new favorite —
Brewers suck

Yes, indeed. “Brewers suck.” 🙂

Published by Allyn

A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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