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Old January 29th, 2019 (11:47 AM).
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I might as well voice this old idea too.

The gist: a summary of how Pokemon names and terms are written, including inconsistencies and differing opinions. Examples:

- Plural (one Pikachu, two Pikachu)
- Capitalisation of species names, items, etc in writing. I caught a Pikachu, I caught a pikachu, etc. This has a history of different camps on which should be done in the fandom...
- Capitalisation of other non-Pokemon terms (e.g. Professor)
- Grass-type/Grass type (the official site can be inconsistent!)
- Form/formes (whyyy)
- The accented e

No need to discuss specifics here btw; will soon make a thread in FF&W's subsection for this topic. But thoughts on the article idea itself?
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For Daily itself it would be a really great reference, but I doubt most people who don't formally write about Pokémon will care since it's easy to get away with improper grammar and spelling when online.
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Old January 30th, 2019 (12:24 AM).
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For Daily itself it would be a really great reference, but I doubt most people who don't formally write about Pokémon will care since it's easy to get away with improper grammar and spelling when online.
For most people certainly, it isn't going to be of much use. It's more of a niche topic; just one I have interest in given fic background. (And I suppose the next time you hear/see someone say "look a lot of [pokemonname]s" you can point them to the article. :V)
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Very niche article, but don't let that stop ya. I'd love to flash this at other article writers anybody who says "Pokemons" or misses the accented é. Or tries to pluralise.
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The article has the potential to be interesting and I'd love to see it coming up, I'd love having some input on it too if that is desired, in particular re: solutions to the é-issue for those who have it. Do you plan on also exploring the historical evolution (heh) of some of those elements in both canon ("POKEMONNAME", "PRZCUREBERRY" in Gen1/Gen2 for example) and fanon?
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The article has the potential to be interesting and I'd love to see it coming up, I'd love having some input on it too if that is desired, in particular re: solutions to the é-issue for those who have it. Do you plan on also exploring the historical evolution (heh) of some of those elements in both canon ("POKEMONNAME", "PRZCUREBERRY" in Gen1/Gen2 for example) and fanon?
Yes, input would be great! Was the motivation for the thread I made in the FF&W subsection. :B Solutions to stuff like that would be useful to include.

I certainly could @ historical evolution. E.g. Lucario (not entirely capitalised!) was seen in gen 4 demos, before they went back to ALL CAPS for the released game. Neat tidbit there.
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Good then! I am available at usual consulting hours and can offer a nifty discount of ₽0 over my usual fee of ₽0.

Not sure how much if anything is personal opinion / "editorial" wanted, but besides my usual input I can also offer some stuff regarding how Spanish is somewhat special among the various languages the franchise is translated to. And depending on how much you want to delve into fanon (the entire capitalization thing, for example) I can offer some input on subjects such as the Spaceworld Beta mons and fanon efforts to translate Pokémon names and locations to artificial languages such as Ido and Esperanto.
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