On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 3:12 PM, Anthony Miles <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Has anyone suggested "ferries" from "feral" and maybe also "fairy"? That > way, you're implying that the werewolves are uncivilized savages, the > descendents of domestic dogs, possibly sexually deviant, fickle, and wimps. > Yes, I know that isn't necessarily internally consistent, but that's > typical of racist descriptions of the Other. > Presumably, she's creating a conlang, so puns like these won't necessarily work. If we were to talk about this for a modern fantasy in an alternate version of the real world, it might work -- though I really wouldn't characterize your standard werewolf as "fairy" or as a wimp.