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Shadow Health Minister Darren Millar requested details from government officials of UFO sightings at the Cardiff (Wales) Airport. He also wanted to know if research into the sightings would be funded. The response from the Welsh government: “jang vIDa je due luq. ach ghotvame QIyaH devolve qaS.” No, that’s not Welsh: the statement was delivered in Klingon, the language of a fictional alien species in Star Trek. Translation: “The minister will reply in due course. However this is a non-devolved matter.” A nonplussed Millar noted, “I’ve always suspected that Labour ministers came from another planet. This response confirms it.” (MS/BBC) ...So, they’re just like our politicians.
Original Publication Date: 19 July 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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