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0011478Dwarf FortressTypos/Grammarpublic2020-03-26 14:242020-03-28 08:59
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0011478: Sometimes descriptions say "bears" when should say "bares".
This is a tricky grammatical issue, but an arm "bares" a scar, meaning it shows it, as opposed to "bearing" a scar which is more like carrying one.
This came up because I am playing an adventure mode game where I play three grizzly bear people, and a viewer found it humorous that a description said her arm *bears* a scar.
Can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG8AIKSbf9Y&t=25m43s [^]
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Issue History
2020-03-26 14:24GremdavelNew Issue
2020-03-26 14:53RafatioNote Added: 0040418
2020-03-28 08:59HuntthetrollNote Added: 0040425

2020-03-26 14:53   
No, if you slide up your sleeve, it bares the scar that the arm bears. The arm carries the scar, the sleeve reveals it, bear is correct.
2020-03-28 08:59   
I agree with Rafatio here. The usage of "bears" is correct.