mark_harris at quickmail.sps.mot.com
Wed Jul 12 15:24:27 PDT 1995
Mundane Term Jargon Term. Other possible terms
------- Troll, Troll booth Gate, Front Gate, Entrance
Dining Attendant Server Steward, Sewer, Carver,
What's wrong with "server"? To me, it certainly doesn't clash like
the fantasy terms. Carver and Cellarer describe much more specialized
positions. Sewer?? I thought that was a mis-spelling the first time I
saw it. Yes, I can see it now...Go over to the Sewer and see if they
have anymore of that bread pudding...
First Aid Attendent Chirurgeon Barber
Again, a big clash with a modern term.
--------- Feast Gear ?
What's wrong with "feastgear"? It doesn't clash in my mind.
Dinner Feast ?
Again, no problem to me.
Clothing/Costume Garb Clothing
I think "garb" is fine. It certainly beats "costume".
Normal Mundane Futuristic?
I see no problem with mundane. There is no period
equivalent. "Futuristic" is as cutsey as "farspeaker" and
As for the others, I would like to eliminate the fantasy
terms first and don't use them myself.
Stefan li Rous
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