Two dictionaries, one standing that reads “Merriam-Webster’s Fandom Dictionary”, one lying open and flat in front of it.
Two dictionaries, one standing that reads “Merriam-Webster’s Fandom Dictionary”, one lying open and flat in front of it.
Image altered by the author.

Let’s define some terms.

A pen sitting on a spiral notebook, sitting on a keyboard.
A pen sitting on a spiral notebook, sitting on a keyboard.
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A tea cup full of tea, with a cut lemon beside it.
A tea cup full of tea, with a cut lemon beside it.
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Congratulations, you have the terminology down!

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