Posts Tagged ‘Proverbs’

A friend pointed me to an old-school RPG blog called Rolang’s Creeping Doom. Specifically, to a post entitled “A Dwarf Says What?

The post contains 30 dwarvish proverbs, along with the proper meaning and a mistaken translation or interpretation commonly repeated amongst men.

My favourite is #13:

“Every dwarf must dig his own tunnel.” [Meaning: in life.]

And here is the human interpretation:

Dwarves do not band together during adversity, but dig a tunnel to escape.

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