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Saturday, May 10, 2003

So, if you ask your Doctor in Oregon to assist your suicide, speaking Klingon, he'll think you are crazy and say "No"?

Oregon County Seeks Klingon Interpreter for Mental Health Patients
The Associated Press
Published: May 10, 2003

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Position Available: Interpreter, must be fluent in Klingon.
The language created for the "Star Trek" TV series and movies is one of about 55 needed by the office that treats mental health patients in metropolitan Multnomah County.
"We have to provide information in all the languages our clients speak," said Jerry Jelusich, a procurement specialist for the county Department of Human Services, which serves about 60,000 mental health clients. (more)

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