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  1. RedsFables

    Developinging Your Terms

    What terms have you developed to describe [whatever you needed it for] and explain why, or if you are having a problem with finding the right term post it here. For example, I have a flock of imps. Originally, I wanted to call it a gaggle because the word itself is silly and it means a group...
  2. Elvenswordsman

    When the definition of a word differs, should one not fall to the popular usage?

    The new hobbit films have come to call Smaug a fire drake. Any use of a dictionary to find the word Drake will result in an understanding that Smaug must be a fire (male duck). Without including the keyword "dragon" alongside "drake", you will not find out that Drake is a term used in Archaic...