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* Avoid adaptation-derived terms to describe the ''original versions'' of characters, concepts, etc. Only use those terms to refer to ''their counterparts in adaptations'', and point out that the terms are original to the adaptation (e.g. use "[[Oathbreakers]]" or "[[Dead Men of Dunharrow]]" properly; "Army of the Dead" should only be used in an adaptation context).
 
* Avoid adaptation-derived terms to describe the ''original versions'' of characters, concepts, etc. Only use those terms to refer to ''their counterparts in adaptations'', and point out that the terms are original to the adaptation (e.g. use "[[Oathbreakers]]" or "[[Dead Men of Dunharrow]]" properly; "Army of the Dead" should only be used in an adaptation context).
 
* Use capital letters when writing about the races of Middle-earth, but lower-case when writing about individuals or groups of individuals i.e. Elves, Dwarves, Men, Hobbits, Orcs, Istari, Valar, etc. (e.g. "the hobbits walked down the road", "Hobbits have hairy feet", "the hobbit jumped over the fence", "the Elf lord bowed before them", "the orcs were running over the plain").
 
* Use capital letters when writing about the races of Middle-earth, but lower-case when writing about individuals or groups of individuals i.e. Elves, Dwarves, Men, Hobbits, Orcs, Istari, Valar, etc. (e.g. "the hobbits walked down the road", "Hobbits have hairy feet", "the hobbit jumped over the fence", "the Elf lord bowed before them", "the orcs were running over the plain").
* Do not use "human" or "humans" when describing a concept inside the [[legendarium]]; instead write "[[Men]]" or "men", "Man"/"man", or "Mannish" (for usage of capital vs. lower-case letters, see above).
 
  
 
==Dates and years==
 
==Dates and years==

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