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In a message dated 4/26/2008 10:25:07 AM Central Daylight Time, 
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> Just as a very crude (and non-PC) example of what I mean, a language 
> where the word for "woman" is homophone of the word for "crazy", or (for 
> balance :) "man" a homophone of "dumb".  A more sophisticated (not to 
> mention much funnnier) example would be Douglas Adams's description of 
> the fictional work _Time Traveller's Handbook of 1001 Tense Formations_ 
> from one of the Hitchhiker's Guide books.
> 

It's not a specifically comedic language, but the words in Klingon for 
'woman' and 'not' are homophonous: {be'}.

There are many homophones in Klingon.  I consider that one of its 
disadvantages.

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