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Hey all.

I am a big fan of the Black Library books, and I think it would be worthwhile compiling a list of all the Imperium-esque words used in texts. These wrods are modern words with the classic 40K twist; I'll start us off
  • Rockcrete: Concrete
  • Hololith: Hologram
  • Pict: Picture
  • Pictcap: Camera

Words of this sort: Just how many are there?

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There is quite a few, and it's very frustrating I can't remember any right now

I'll post some as soon as I think of them!
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Flakboard= Some sort of wooden board?
Plasteel=Steel-like plastic?
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Plasteel is a flexible steel product. Used in everything from body armour to vehicles and structures. Also plascrete. Probably similar to a self-levelling form of concrete with embedded plastic particulates for added strength/lightness.

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The only things that pops into my head atm are:

Caffeine= Coffee
Frag=Fuck

From iron, cometh strength. From strength, cometh will. From will, cometh faith. From faith, cometh honour. From honour, cometh iron. This is the Unbreakable Litany, and may it forever be so.
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Recaff = coffee
Data-Slate = some sort of PDA?

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Don't get me wrong brother. If there's one race that I wouldn't want to be captured by it's the DE. I'd rather set off a melta bomb in my pants than be taken alive by the dark eldar.
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In the IG codex,

it says that STs are "protected by rigid arma-plas and reinforced ceramite plates."

It also says that the Earthshaker cannon "fires massive shells fully capable of reducing a reinforced ferro-crete building to naught but rubble."


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Ferro probably is iron (as in Ferrum). Crete is probably concrete.

Basically reinforced concrete.
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My favourite one. Feth - Fuck
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My favourite one. Feth - Fuck
Nah, Feth is an old Tanith tree god and has nothing to do with reproductive practices. This is expalined in one of the early GG novels (Ghostmaker I think).
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