February 23, 2018, 12:36:23 PM

Author Topic: Fantasy word choice funtime  (Read 1785 times)

Offline cupiscent

Re: Fantasy word choice funtime
« Reply #60 on: February 15, 2018, 09:31:53 PM »
In a 1600s era fantasy can you have a balaclava?

Possibly a better point is: can you have a balaclava in a world that didn't have a Battle of Balaclava? (But wikipedia has not just history of the garment, but what it was known as before that battle...)

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Re: Fantasy word choice funtime
« Reply #61 on: February 15, 2018, 10:51:40 PM »
In a 1600s era fantasy can you have a balaclava?

Possibly a better point is: can you have a balaclava in a world that didn't have a Battle of Balaclava? (But wikipedia has not just history of the garment, but what it was known as before that battle...)

Yeah monkey cap doesn't have the same ring to it and no one is going to know what that is...