01:08:12 PM Jun 23rd 2014
Cut from the Tabletop Games folder:
- Magic: The Gathering has both the classic half man/half fish type of merfolk (the cards Merfolk of the Pearl Trident and Lord of Atlantis, for example) and the hideously ugly merfolk of Rootwater in the Tempest block, which are more like anthropomorphized fish.
07:28:55 AM May 24th 2010
Hey, greetings. I'm not sure that this is the official way to contact you about an article but I hope this will do. About "Our Mermaids Are Different"; the text says "Mermaids, or more generally merfolk ("mer" being short for "merry"), crop up quite a lot in fiction." That is not true. "Mer" isn't a short form of "merry". "Mer" comes from "mere", which is simply an Old/Middle English word for "sea". See also German "das Meer" and various other germanic languages. Cabolch