science fiction, new weird, old weird, very weird - and everything else
not always save for work. never nice.
For instance, this curious matter of superiority, of relative height, was important to the Urrasti; they often used the word "higher" as a synonym for better in their writings, where an Anarresti would use "more central".
I love it when authors consider linguistic differences and explore how they help to construct different cultural norms and understandings.