Colleges of days gone by. A touch of Oxford yet an entire neighborhood surrounding them is impacted by the schools. This gives you a place, a center of learning, a society, the way people structure knowledge, and a cool little tag line for the educated to use. Go to Comment
Woah! to quote The One. This I like. It takes people and makes them take the place of silly DnD Dwarves. It has details. It has places to go with the information. I like the crafters finally having cool tech. Rather than just being good smiths, these people can actually do something with their technological edge. Go to Comment
"Yn these landes, theye do ryde upone greate flowtinge beastes alike as those thate ye fyshermen do calle nawtilus; Ande these beastes, callede 'pyky-pyky' because of ye noises thate the beastes make, are troubelsome ande beastlye mountes, withe fowle temperes." -Telliamed ap Ynris, "Ye Westerne Landes".
(A levitating giant nautilus that makes a noise like "piki-piki" and is thus called a Great Piki-piki.)