The Last Planet

Space Graffiti on Nov. 12, 2009

So, like, okay, with these One Oornolo words, I'm gonna want to drop more in for local flavor, but I don't know what to do with the vowels. I'd like to just keep a key handy that says “a as in almond,” “e as in Dr. Dre,” “i as in in,” “u as in blue,” and “o as in throw,” or something to that effect. Then I wouldn't have to worry about where to put the silent e. I'd probably spell it ‘On Uurnollo’ then (b'cause the u and the l get dragged out). (Er, the l-oid, anyway. I'm not really sure what letter to use for that sound.) But then… who'd want to need a special table for pronouncing words?

…Well, I suppose it's unlikely you'd ever need to know these pronunciations in real life, so maybe I just ought to stick my head in a bucket of ice water. And anyway, when an Oornolo says it, it all just sounds like "HrrrRrrhrHrGhhhh-

Pants! YOU'RE Ken Marquis?!