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* In Literature/WickedLovely, they are commonly referred to as the fey, one on it's own is a faery. The world is faerie.

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* In Literature/WickedLovely, ''Literature/WickedLovely'', they are commonly referred to as the fey, one on it's own is a faery. The world is faerie.



* Both ''TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming'' and TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost go for "faerie" or "fae." In ''Lost'', it's divided up amongst "faerie/fae," lowercase (to refer to all things that draw power from the Wyrd), "Faerie," uppercase (to refer to [[EldritchLocation Arcadia]]) and "the True Fae" (to refer to [[TheFairFolk the Gentry]]).

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* Both ''TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming'' and TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost ''TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost'' go for "faerie" or "fae." In ''Lost'', it's divided up amongst "faerie/fae," lowercase (to refer to all things that draw power from the Wyrd), "Faerie," uppercase (to refer to [[EldritchLocation Arcadia]]) and "the True Fae" (to refer to [[TheFairFolk the Gentry]]).



* The older 8-bit ''{{Phantasie}}'' game series.

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* The older 8-bit ''{{Phantasie}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Phantasie}}'' game series.



* In the 2004 ''Comicbook/TheTombOfDracula'' mini-series, starring Marvel horror mainstay Blade, it's indirectly implied that a vamp''y''re is completely different from a vamp''i''re. From the context, they're apparently analogous to the real life vampire subculture, except they hobnob with actual vampires and are really obnoxious about it.

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* In the 2004 ''Comicbook/TheTombOfDracula'' ''ComicBook/TheTombOfDracula'' mini-series, starring Marvel horror mainstay Blade, it's indirectly implied that a vamp''y''re is completely different from a vamp''i''re. From the context, they're apparently analogous to the real life vampire subculture, except they hobnob with actual vampires and are really obnoxious about it.



** TabletopGame/Warhammer40000 in an odd mix of sci-fi and fantasy. Orks ''vs.'' Orcs, Psykers ''vs.'' Psychics and Daemons ''vs.'' Demons.(Daemon is the Latin spelling, which is understandable here because the Imperial High Gothic language is CanisLatinicus. Of course, TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy likewise.) The Eldar and Dark Eldar make liberal use of peculiar spellings: Vyper hover-tanks, Wych cults, Haemonculi...

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** TabletopGame/Warhammer40000 ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' in an odd mix of sci-fi and fantasy. Orks ''vs.'' Orcs, Psykers ''vs.'' Psychics and Daemons ''vs.'' Demons.(Daemon is the Latin spelling, which is understandable here because the Imperial High Gothic language is CanisLatinicus. Of course, TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy likewise.) The Eldar and Dark Eldar make liberal use of peculiar spellings: Vyper hover-tanks, Wych cults, Haemonculi...



* ''{{Webcomic/Erfworld}}'' somewhat subverts this by [[ElmuhFuddSyndwome replacing many an 'r' with a 'w']], resulting in gwiffons, dwagons and spidews. When the protagonist makes note of this and asks if it shouldn't be "dragon" instead, the other characters seem to be quite weirded out by these "incredible stupid words" and state that they "really don't want to know what you call spidews in Stupidworld or whatever you call it". Note that "erf" sounds slightly like "earth". "earthworld"?

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* ''{{Webcomic/Erfworld}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Erfworld}}'' somewhat subverts this by [[ElmuhFuddSyndwome replacing many an 'r' with a 'w']], resulting in gwiffons, dwagons and spidews. When the protagonist makes note of this and asks if it shouldn't be "dragon" instead, the other characters seem to be quite weirded out by these "incredible stupid words" and state that they "really don't want to know what you call spidews in Stupidworld or whatever you call it". Note that "erf" sounds slightly like "earth". "earthworld"?



* Sometimes this applies even outside of the fantasy genre. In the FourX strategy game ''VideoGame/MasterOfOrion II'', there is an energy weapon called a "phasor", an obvious {{Shout Out}} to ''Franchise/{{Star Trek}}'''s "phaser".

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* Sometimes this applies even outside of the fantasy genre. In the FourX strategy game ''VideoGame/MasterOfOrion II'', there is an energy weapon called a "phasor", an obvious {{Shout Out}} ShoutOut to ''Franchise/{{Star Trek}}'''s ''Franchise/StarTrek'''s "phaser".


* ''Nosferatu the Vampyre'', the 1979 remake of ''Film/{{Nosferatu}}''.

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* ''Nosferatu the Vampyre'', ''Film/NosferatuTheVampyre'', the 1979 remake of ''Film/{{Nosferatu}}''.

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* Most ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' games use "fairy," but the original version of ''VideoGame/ALinkToThePast'' used "faerie." The GBA remake went back to "fairy."


* Don't forget about "Dwarfs ''vs.'' Dwarves" and "Elven ''vs.'' Elfin ''vs.'' Elvish".

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* Don't forget about "Dwarfs ''vs.'' Dwarves" and "Elven ''vs.'' Elfin ''vs.'' Elvish".Dwarves".



** The ''Elfs'' roleplaying game notes that during their culture's GoldenAge, elfs "spelled their plural differently".


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* "Elven ''vs.'' Elfin ''vs.'' Elvish".
** The ''Elfs'' roleplaying game notes that during their culture's GoldenAge, elfs "spelled their plural differently".


* Parody in the "Storyteller" episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': "Buffy, Slayer of the Vampyrs". Andrew [[AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle actually pronounces "Vampyr" slightly differently]] to make the point, putting the stress on the second syllable rather than the first.

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* Parody in the "Storyteller" "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS7E16Storyteller Storyteller]]" episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': "Buffy, Slayer of the Vampyrs". Andrew [[AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle actually pronounces "Vampyr" slightly differently]] to make the point, putting the stress on the second syllable rather than the first.


* Also parodied in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum'':

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* Also parodied Parodied in ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum'':''Literature/CarpeJugulum'':



** Also "Wizzard", but that was an [[RougeAnglesOfSatin in-universe spelling error]] on Rincewind's part. It becomes a plot point in ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'' when Unseen University is instructed to send "a Great Wizzard" and because there's only one wizard who spells it like that, [[ButtMonkey they send him]]. (The use of a different spelling for differentiation actually kind of applies. Rincewind is not like most wizards. Mainly, [[IneptMage he can't do any actual wizardry]].)

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** Also "Wizzard", but that was an [[RougeAnglesOfSatin in-universe spelling error]] on Rincewind's part. It becomes a plot point in ''Discworld/InterestingTimes'' ''Literature/InterestingTimes'' when Unseen University is instructed to send "a Great Wizzard" and because there's only one wizard who spells it like that, [[ButtMonkey they send him]]. (The use of a different spelling for differentiation actually kind of applies. Rincewind is not like most wizards. Mainly, [[IneptMage he can't do any actual wizardry]].)


* In ''MagicTheGathering'', it's faeries.

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* In ''MagicTheGathering'', ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'', it's faeries.


Common words spelled this way are "magic", "vampire", "fairy", and "fantasy", among others. See also MyNaymeIs, XtremeKoolLetterz, HeavyMetalUmlaut, TheBackwardsR PunctuationShaker, AVillainNamedZrg and LawOfAlienNames. Depending on the word, the author may instead decide that CapitalLettersAreMagic.

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Common words spelled this way are "magic", "vampire", "fairy", and "fantasy", among others. See also MyNaymeIs, XtremeKoolLetterz, HeavyMetalUmlaut, TheBackwardsR TheBackwardsR, PunctuationShaker, AVillainNamedZrg and LawOfAlienNames. Depending on the word, the author may instead decide that CapitalLettersAreMagic.


* Another parody in ''ComicBook/Preacher'': Cassidy calls an exceptionally pretentious fellow vampire a "wanker", and the latter assumes it's an archaic variant of the word vampire.

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* Another parody in ''ComicBook/Preacher'': ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Cassidy calls an exceptionally pretentious fellow vampire a "wanker", and the latter assumes it's an archaic variant of the word vampire.

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* Another parody in ''ComicBook/Preacher'': Cassidy calls an exceptionally pretentious fellow vampire a "wanker", and the latter assumes it's an archaic variant of the word vampire.

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** The comic ''Poison Elves'' by Drew Hayes spells the adjectival form of elf as "elvin".


* Also lampshaded in Creator/KimNewman's Literature/DiogenesClub story "The Gypsies in the Wood", featuring a series of children's stories about faeries (including ''The Aerie Faerie Annual''). One character rhetorically asks what's wrong with the word "fairy".

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* Also lampshaded Lampshaded in Creator/KimNewman's Literature/DiogenesClub story "The Gypsies in the Wood", "Literature/TheGypsiesInTheWood", featuring a series of children's stories about faeries (including ''The Aerie Faerie Annual''). One character rhetorically asks what's wrong with the word "fairy".


* ''Literature/RedMoonRising'': Werewulves instead of "[[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]]"

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* ''Literature/RedMoonRising'': ''Literature/RedMoonRisingMoore'': Werewulves instead of "[[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]]"


* ''Literature/RedMoonRisingMoore''
** Vampyres instead of "[[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]]"
** Werewulves instead of "[[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]]"

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* ''Literature/RedMoonRisingMoore''
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''Literature/RedMoonRisingMoore'': Vampyres instead of "[[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]]"
** Werewulves instead of "[[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]]"
vampires]]"



* ''Literature/RedMoonRising'' has, in addition to the above vampyres, were'''u'''lves.

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* ''Literature/RedMoonRising'' has, in addition to the above vampyres, were'''u'''lves.''Literature/RedMoonRising'': Werewulves instead of "[[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]]"


* ''Literature/RedMoonRising'' has vampyres.

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* ''Literature/RedMoonRising'' has vampyres.''Literature/RedMoonRisingMoore''
** Vampyres instead of "[[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]]"
** Werewulves instead of "[[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]]"

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