at the time, i thought it was just a cute foreign thing.

Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul, ash nazg thrakatulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.

Worst wedding vows ever.


14 thoughts on “at the time, i thought it was just a cute foreign thing.

  1. Heath J says:

    Saw wednesday’s XKCD comic, did we??

  2. BangBangMedic says:

    Hmm, my translation skills are failing me.

  3. The Other Jay says:

    Oh crap. I new that sounded familiar. My mother-in-law is an orc.

    That explains a lot.

    (Wife is adopted, or I would never have married her. Told her so.)

  4. Stretch says:

    OK, what’s geekier? Recognizing the inscription as written or spotting the Klingon license plate on the Beltway?

  5. And I thought I was a geek when they were quoting the above on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and I said it along with them (at least it was English and not the language of Mordor). At least my nerd credentials are solid–recognized it right off.

    But you’re right–as wedding vows, not-so-much.

  6. Chris C. says:

    I surprised my young grand-nephews (9 and 7) by quoting that (yes, in Orcish) from memory. Then, I helped the other adults to retrieve their eyes, which had rolled so hard they popped out. Geek pride!

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