Long distance travel – intergalactic commute – but the benefits are worth it

An Oregon mental health facility is looking to hire a translator who speaks Klingon. Apparently enough patients insist on speaking only Klingon that they need a special interpreter. (Link via the Volokh Conspiracy.)

Update: CNN and the AP appear to have gotten the story wrong. Klingon was thrown into the long list of potential languages, and a Klingon interpreter would only be paid if their services were needed — but no patient has actually attempted to communicate in Klingon…

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