In the RPG
Goblin is generally written with the Common alphabet. However, most goblins have mastered a myriad of other languages including Orcish and Common in order to trade with members of the big factions.
Every goblin has a given name and a family name. The family names portray some ancestor's achievement, though a goblin may take a new family name if he feels he has made an accomplishment that outstrips that of his eponymous forebear.
- Male Names: Zautso, Beedle, Chizbolt, Nuzak.
- Female Names: Lystis, Mefeero, Sazai, Rossa.
- Family Names: Steamgear, Boltnose, Manclamp, Leafgrinder.
- , an alcoholic drink which temporarily gives the consumer the ability to speak in "Goblin Binary" (Horde) or "Gnomish Binary" (Alliance).