Venerian n. 2
the language of Venerians
Oscar swore softly in Venerian. ‘They can do anything!’
Space Cadet 233
A few billion people…heard me refer to Venusian president Telik Syka as selik tyka which in Venerian means something like ‘ponderous moron’.
Lila in Startling Stories Apr. 117/2
‘Shove it,’ Trooper said. Then, in Venerian, ‘Do you see any natives?’
What Price Venus? in Fantastic Universe Aug.–Sept. 51/1
any evidence 1948
R. A. Heinlein 'Space Cadet'
Research HistoryMike Christie has submitted a cite from a 1973 reprint of Heinlein's "Space Cadet", which was verified by Rick Hauptmann in the 1948 first edition.
We would like cites of any date from other sources.
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