Questions tagged [discworld]

Questions about Terry Pratchett's series of comic fantasy novels that are set on the planet Discworld. Use this tag with the tag [terry-pratchett].

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Why are the Nac Mag Feegle Scottish?

In The Wee Free Men - and other places where the Nac Mac Feegle are mentioned - they are quite obviously depicted as Scottish. The easiest example of that is their speech: "Crivens! We wanna coo ...
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What’s the link between “The Amazing Maurice” and the Tiffany Aching books?

I’m slowly reading the novels of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, and I finished all the Tiffany Aching saga. Then I read The Amazing Maurice and its Educated Rodents since from this Discworld ...
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Meaning/translation of title “The Light Fantastic” by Terry Pratchett

I have read The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett in English and always interpreted the title as "The Fantastic (adjective) light (noun)". Mostly because I do not see "Fantastic" as noun. To my ...
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What does “Maybe it's a Big Horse I'm Morporkian” mean?

In Terry Pratchett's book Raising Steam, there is an explanation of the phrase "Have seen the big horse" where the author uses the sentence "Maybe it's a Big Horse I'm Morporkian". What exactly does ...