Oh I’m a stickler for vocabulary, and spelling, and pronunciation!
‘twahl’ not ‘toyl’
‘go-day’ not ‘go-dette’
I get irked when fellow steampunks call the draped overskirt they’re wearing a ‘bustle’. This is a bustle. and yes, it’s underwear, and yes, I’m wearing it on top. Because I can.
I’m very aware of the misunderstandings caused by the big differences between UK and US English, including garment names [trousers/pants, vest/undershirt, waistcoat/vest, pants/underwear etc] and fabrics themselves [toile/muslin, and let’s not even start on calico, muslin and cheesecloth lol]
Then again, I’m one of those people who get really pissy when someone misuses an apostrophe, so you should feel free to ignore me. Just not here!