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Quasi and Winnie at the Observation Deck

BBCA was showing the "Darmok" episode of TNG this morning so we decided to watch it. This was the first time for both of us and I have to say it really is as astoundingly good as everybody says it is. But WinnieTheWoot had a question that I just couldn't answer.

If the Tamarian language is based entirely on metaphors drawn from stories how do children learn the stories in the first place to understand the metaphors?

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