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An '''SCAism''' is a term that has been coined or adopted by many in the SCA which is considered by some to be inappropriate either because it is a modern term, a constructed term, or a term which doesn't mean what it did in [[period]].
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An '''SCAism''' is a term that has been coined or adopted by many in the SCA which is considered by some to be inappropriate either because it is a modern term, a constructed term, or a term which doesn't mean what it did in [[period]].
   
 
* An [[autocrat]] is in charge of an [[event]].
 
* An [[autocrat]] is in charge of an [[event]].
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* A [[feastocrat]] is in charge of the food at an event.
 
* A victorian term '''remove''' is really a [[course]].
 
* A victorian term '''remove''' is really a [[course]].
 
* The term [[garb]] referred to a sheaf of wheat. People [[dress]] in [[clothes]] which may resemble their national [[costume]].
 
* The term [[garb]] referred to a sheaf of wheat. People [[dress]] in [[clothes]] which may resemble their national [[costume]].

Revision as of 13:59, 6 November 2003

An SCAism is a term that has been coined or adopted by many in the SCA which is considered by some to be inappropriate either because it is a modern term, a constructed term, or a term which doesn't mean what it did in period.

  • An autocrat is in charge of an event.
  • A feastocrat is in charge of the food at an event.
  • A victorian term remove is really a course.
  • The term garb referred to a sheaf of wheat. People dress in clothes which may resemble their national costume.
  • Smalls referred in period to undergarments, not children.

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