Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Glossary for Immersion by Tale Teller Club

N.B. Immersion is being updated from a roleplaying book to a novel streaming online here at the new website. You may notice changes.

This is the glossary of slang words, colloquial expressions, and useful translations from the world of Immersion.
This dictionary is updated along with each new episode so you can pop back at anytime for reference.
The story of Immersion is set in 2189 so people speak differently. Also. the Droids, Humans, Zoners and Midcast Dwellers have their own dialects based on two or more generations of separation and governance.




*Ableteen.....an axtremely fast high tech robot designed for households that was solar powered


*agitator.....disruptor, protestor, criminal


*Assemblers....a highly technical social grouping who make robots and equipment from found and stolen materials. They are not a gang, more a collection of like minded people who share ideas and information.


*bastardos ....a gang of robbers, muggers from the zones


*blessed....legally binding partner/husband/wife/chosen one


*coptor....any flying transportation with rotors


*crimgangs....groups of humans involved in organised crime, similar to pirates, often operating on waterways


*dinfant....any android made to look under 5


*DLD....abbreviation Dinfant Loss Depression


*dark cycle....night


*droids...abbreviation of android, a non-human made to look like a human


*edge....an area of land about two miles wide that encircles the zones


*fooksymess ....a mess or fuckup


freaks.... mutated humans caused by the effects of chemical warfare


fucksyfool....colloquial, poss. insult, idiot, damned fool,


*fucksyoff....go away, leave me alone


*fuxywot,,,,zone slang for 'what the fuck' expressing disbelief


*gaunty-travel'......colloquial, zoners' language roughly translates as a very dangerous journey
 
gilly......colloquialism meaning agile, quick and responsive


*ishy...slang word used by zoners meaning issue


*loney....a solitary traveller, often nomadic


*lowers....an underclass of Urchs


•metamorph.....a transition to the second or third life after a baby's birth or a passage the living transcend to upon dying

*midcast.... government-supervised enclosed safety habitats for professional workers


*mudafinks....derogatory insult, slang


*mumbachumba,...mumbling or gossip


pipin'....the smoking of substances in a pipe


*ponybot....a pony robot

*POS....personal operating system, eg computer-operated technologies, androids, home tech etc


*PF/Protector Force ....the police force operating in the Midcast Projects


Redact.... an underground secret organisation and headquarters housing a resistance led group of individuals


*scritters....insect hybrids considered vermin


*swapsie-trade....a swap of items that are traded without money, regional


*tellywebs.....mobile viewing ports for entertainment worn on the wrist that can be enlarged into 3d virtual spaces


•real-real.....(also RR) actual reality as opposed to augmented (AR) or virtual (VR)


*third life.....the life after death


*timeplenty ....plenty of time to do something


*toggies...clothing, colloquial street term


*vicular ....any type of vehicle that can directionally transport


*vilarev.....zonespeak for Vive La Revolution


*wordysmith,'....someone who talks well with many words


*zoners....dwellers from the zones


•zonespeak....a language invented by the zone dwellers to protect privacy and communicate without infiltration from enemies


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