Lightning Challenge #31 (Complete)

Hosted by Heath O'Donnell

The moment one learns English, complications set in.
— Felipe Alfau, Chromos (1990)
  Using the Document Template, describe the misunderstandings between two languages (or dialects) in your world, and how they were overcome!

Components and tools


Min. Words 500

Max Words 700

The Document itself has an unlimited max, as the focus is on the filling of the Template itself, not the writing of the Document.
Template Location
Time Limit
  • PST: September 5th at 1815
  • BST: September 6th at 0215
Countdown to Challenge Completion!


This challenge will actually be split into two Challenger Categories!
All members are welcome to participate, but there will be two comments below for users to reply to with their articles! Guild Members will use the first, and non-Guild Members will use the second!

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Lightning Challenges are community created challenges to inspire you to think about aspects of your world you might not have before!   Challenges may be hosted by users and staff alike. Contact Ademal to host your own in the future.  
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3 Sep, 2018 19:22

Guild Member Entries!

Who the hell does this guy think he is?
PatheticBarrel, Logo by Sai
5 Sep, 2018 14:40
@ lunalapanda
Atena Luna
5 Sep, 2018 21:14
5 Sep, 2018 23:46

This was something I needed to figure out anyway, so I was happy to do it!  

IFSB Treaty for Advanced Civilizations
Document | Sep 5, 2018

3 Sep, 2018 19:23

Non-Guild Member Entries!

Who the hell does this guy think he is?
PatheticBarrel, Logo by Sai
5 Sep, 2018 21:21

I may not be a winner because of the intention of this particular challenge, but I hope you enjoy the read  

Sigiar's Missives III - The Strangeness of a Common Tongue
Document | Sep 15, 2018

Journeyman RwbyMoon
Benjamin Andula
5 Sep, 2018 21:52

Here-we-go ! Have fun trying to try to say the whole Kharis-language part xD  

The Traveler of the Depths of Paranis, V1, P17. : "Killing for a Translation.."
Document | Sep 6, 2018

The foundation of an extreme paramilitary group made to exterminate any opposition ? Nah, translators sucks.

"Nothing great has been accomplished in the world without passion" -- G.W.F. Hegel