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I thought this page might be helpful but it will take me a while to finish so is there any way to disable the link until its in a fit state for other people to contribute to.--Teletran 08:00, 13 February 2007 (CET)

Ok never mind I just thought I was going to be kicked off the computer and didn't want to leve the page empty.--Teletran 09:55, 13 February 2007 (CET)

Those terms aren't French, of course. It's been pointed out that Discworld has no Scotland, nor Wales, nor New Orleans, however similar they may be to certain areas and peoples of Discworld due to multiversal conventions. (I suspect it's a dialect of Quirmian.)--Old Dickens 21:00, 18 February 2007 (CET)

But derived from French in the sense that Latatian is derived from Latin and this is a cross continuity article.--Teletran 04:37, 22 February 2007 (CET)

Are Rampant, Guardant and Passant used in discworld or are the just general terms? I don't remember seeing any lions.--Teletran 04:41, 22 February 2007 (CET)

Lions certainly exist on the Discworld, or did in the time of the prophet Brutha (Small Gods) as a skinny but very hungry feature of the desert... maybe more noble versions exist down in Howondaland, and as on Roundworld, have been taken up for heraldry? Come to think of it, does the College of Heralds possess an extremely old and arthritic version of the beast in its menagerie? --AgProv 11:47, 16 August 2007 (CEST)

The hourglass on the Duke of Sto Helit's arms is rampant, although it would look pretty silly otherwise; the Ramkin family dragon is described as guardant although it's not in S. Briggs's drawing, and I forget already where I found passant.--Old Dickens 16:12, 22 February 2007 (CET)

Well spotted, I was just being cautious because Discworld heraldry is as close to the European variety as Latatian is to Latin. I thought I read somewhere that those terms only apply to lions but I just looked it up and I was mistaken.--Teletran 16:54, 22 February 2007 (CET)


confirmation found on page 110(ish) of The Truth. --Teletran 17:45, 25 February 2007 (CET)

Which is interesting, because e.g. Leonard of Quirm = Leonardo who really wasn't French --Knmatt 13:13, 16 August 2007 (CEST)