ANST - RE: The term "newbie"

maddie teller-kook meadhbh at
Tue Aug 5 03:42:25 PDT 1997

dennis grace wrote:
> Greetings, Cosyns,
> His Excellency Sir Galen of Bristol ponders:
> >
> >Interesting...
> >
> >And I'd always heard that the term "mundane" to describe non-members
> >of the SCA was offensive...
> Yeah.  I've heard the same thing.  Seems I saw someone post a claim on this
> list that her non-SCA life is decidedly *not* mundane.  Changing old habits
> is pretty rough, though.  I can't recall; has anyone come up with a
> reasonable alternative to "mundane."  "Real," as I recollect, is right out.

When I lived in Stargate, some people there felt mundane was offensive.
I had heard the term 'modern' used instead.


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