This is a dictionary word, part of the english language not discworld culture does it require it's own page? --BOZZ 12:37, 4 January 2011 (CET)
- The late Theodore Sturgeon was also fond of susurrus, as well as syzygy, obscure and sibilant. I don't know why we'd be in the lexicography business either, though. (Maybe a page on all the obscure words in the Works? Unfortunately some people find most of the language obscure.) --Old Dickens 00:44, 5 January 2011 (CET)
I'm not sure if we can pass this as an entry. It's a nice short and the word itself is pleasantly onomatapaeic, but what is there about it that makes it specifically Discworld? The only saving grace is to note all TP's discourses into words for words' sake - largely, I kind of recall, in the Tiffany Aching books where Tiffany has the use of a dictionary and, alas, because she lives on a farm, the words aren't part of the agricultural vocabulary and she is the only one keeping them alive, so to speak. As another Pratchett character put it (Theda Withel?) it's another of those little tragedies, like a world-class ski-jumper being born in the middle of Klatch who doesn't even have an opportunity to discover what they're good at...
But this takes us into lit-crit territory, and I'd question that as not being what this Wiki is set up to do.
so, reluctantly... delete? --AgProv 00:16, 6 January 2011 (CET)
I agree, I think if we get a third then we should delete. --BOZZ 13:43, 12 January 2011 (CET)
I'm for deletion - not a sysop, but I've made over 2500 edits and created half a thousand of the pages here: guess I'm allowed to have my say...--Knmatt 22:48, 12 January 2011 (CET)
- agreed & done. --Fhh98 00:51, 13 January 2011 (CET)