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  Let’s talk about ships. Sit down Capt’n, I don’t mean your ship. I mean RELATIONships, ‘ships for short. Where did I get the abbreviation? How can relationship become a verb? I.e, who do you ship more? Leonard/Penny? Rachel/Ross? “Shamy?” (More like Sham-wow, amirite?) Allow me to explain the Internet science behind the shipping phenomenon and subculture. Simply put, ship is short for relationship, but fans and Internet dwellers mostly use the term in the verb form, “to ship” or “shipping.” Shipping only means, the act of pairing two characters into a relationship. Used in the English (?) language, “ship”...

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