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#1 2017-05-17 03:34:04

louis
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From: UK
Registered: 2008-03-24
Posts: 5,870

Neologism Corner

I enjoying attempting to coin new words for Mars...

Here are few suggestions. I might not be the first of course but not aware of others having beat me to them.

Darksol - Night time.

Lightsol - Day time. [On Earth, in English, we have night as part of day but confusingly we also have day used as the equivalent of "daylight hours". So night and day are both part of day!]

Soltime  - The system of time on Mars as opposed to Earth time.

Aresian -  A resident of Mars (Greek form - Ares). Think we need to distinguish from the Martian of sci-fi.

Perm - A permanent resident of Mars.

Orbit - The Mars year. Used to avoid confusion with the Earth year.

Earthbirther - Someone born on Earth.

Clearline - A path for Rovers on Mars, cleared of rocks and other obstructions.   

If you enjoy this game, feel free to add some more!








What are your suggestions


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#2 2017-05-19 09:07:00

Dave_Duca
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From: Oconto, WI usa
Registered: 2017-03-15
Posts: 92

Re: Neologism Corner

Oh goodie... a smattering of sniglets foreboding the festoons of the Fourth Rock
Speaking of which;

Fourth Rock - The High Council of Mars or, a rubbish Pop Group

A Barney - Rubble of rocks at cliff's edge to warn of approach. (possible bad pun)

3P (or, Sweet Pea) - The Third Orbit of Phobos and the end of a Martian Day

Scrump - Water Ice clumped with Slushie CO2 Ice near the Polar Regions.

Twinkle - When Deimos & Phobos eclipse each other.

A Sutekh - An in coming "destroyer asteroid" to finish the planet off.(Pyramids of Mars / Dr. Who)

Jaffa Cakes - Risen Volcanic region of Tharsis.

Scrunch - Partially caved in Lava Tube in the Ascearus Region.

Last edited by Dave_Duca (2017-05-19 09:09:20)

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