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Mon 2015-08-10 12:55
Magic and language in fantasy fiction
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[identity profile] naath.livejournal.comMon 2015-08-10 12:18

In Seanan McGuire's October Daye books it is explicitly stated that it is the intent rather than the words that matter; doesn't seem to be the case that the words have to mean the thing you intend although the same people seem to use the same words for the same things a lot.

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