Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Goddamn it Gordon

I'm on my phone posting this at 3:00 in the morning because I can't stop thinking of baroque magic.

If it's not baroque, don't fix it!

There, i said it. That was burning my brain.

But he's got me thinking. I use specialized language a lot. Hermetic stuff that is almost ro specific. Spheres and such.

After talking to different people in the flesh at crucible, I've remembered some things about semantics I had forgotten.

So for a while at least, i will be trying out plain english again. I'm going to be talking in ways anyone can understand, I hope. No guarantees on how long it will last, but we shall see.


  1. THANK you for picking that up! Was kinda hoping it would make it into the comments.

    But it's better here. :)

    Sidebar: I would have also accepted "all these new magic books are sending me baroque."

  2. Aww, that'll delay me finishing my RO-to-English dictionary. The section on insults was getting particularly hilarious =p

  3. Hi, RO
    There are a lot of advantages in not using "plain english"
    Words are slippery. The "concept" of energy comes to mind.
    Spheres is a good concept, real, coherent, and clear. If the person is too lazy to understand the concept, you probably don~t want them to be your public


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