Star Trek fans dress as Klingons during the Destination Star Trek event at ExCel on Oct. 3, 2014, in London. Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Klingon A Living Language? That's For (Human) Courts To Decide

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I know the way to Khan's place. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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The Kobal Collection

Beam Me Up, Scotty? Turns Out Your Brain Is Ready For Teleportation

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'The Oatmeal' Remembers 'Star Trek' Creator's Heroic Plane Crash Rescue

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Clearer Than Bureacratese: Airport Official Replies To Politician In Klingon

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Michael Dorn as Worf, a Klingon, in the 1998 movie, Star Trek: Insurrection. Paramount Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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That's a light saber, sir, not a phaser. (President Obama in September 2009, during a White House event promoting Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics.) Roger L. Wollenberg /UPI /Landov hide caption

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Jedi? Vulcan? Mind Meld? Mind Trick? What Was Obama Thinking?

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A sea of self-motivated individuals or a web of interdependent talents? Both, of course. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Actress Nichelle Nichols -- "Lt. Uhura" -- at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood on Nov. 3, 2010. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nichelle Nichols on being "chosen"

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