Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: Ah that's better, Now I can understand what you are saying. You are not used to our language it seems.
Commander: You could say that.
Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: It will take you too long to learn it.
Storm: You only have one word in the language called Teca.
Teca Pilot in Blue Uniform: Teca, Teca, Teca.
Commander: What's wrong, why are they still talking in Teca?
Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: Each one of us has a translation device on our uniforms we can adjust if we are asked to to interpret the different languages of other alien species. But it only works for the person wearing the device. It has short range.
Storm: Oh, well that dosen't sound like a very effective system then if its only works for just one person at a time. What a nuisance that must be. .
Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: Well there are about 150 of us on the station altogether. Its all we managed to get working of the system at the moment and it works for us, although rather awkwardly at times.
Rex: Oh boy, this way of communication must surely be a nightmare.
Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: Only if we are dealing with languages that are different to our own. Its so much easier when we only have one word in our language to speak with.
Storm: Sounds harder if you ask me.
Commander: I can see that. isn't there any other word than just the word Teca in your language.
Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: But its one word expressed with many different sounds and feelings. to indicate different meanings. You will never be able to learn them all. But yes we only have just one word in our native tongue. But one word is all we need to express ourselves with.
Loana: As long as its not a four letter word.
Storm: Teca is a four letter word Loana.
Loana: Oh. I mean, oh I forgot they only have just one word in their language. Trying to communicate a language through just one word to express everything with would be difficult.
Storm: Apparently its not for these guys.
Commander: Umm yeah, although they never taught this back at school.
Teca Fuel Pump Supervisor: Well in this world Teca is the only word you need to know.
Storm: No wonder I have a hard time understanding alien languages. Not all the words are there.
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