Re: Klingon Whorf and Benjamin Lee Whorf?

Scott D Frank (
8 May 1995 04:15:43 GMT

Pamela N. Lindell ( wrote:
: A recent post about Star Trek reminded me of a question I've had for a
: long time. Does anyone know if the Star Trek character "Whorf" was named
: after Benjamin Lee Whorf? Maybe the linguist who wrote the Klingon
: language had something to do with this?

I believe the linguist's name was spelled "Worf," so I'm not sure. Good
question, tho. :)