glossary of terms
This will be a growing post, meant to serve as a glossary for terms that I happen to use in other posts.
Cyborg (noun): a person who cannot function normally without the use of machinery. "Grandma uses a wheelchair. She's a goddamn cyborg!"
Appliance (noun): a person who cannot survive without the use of machinery. "Pull the plug, Doctor; I won't be married to an appliance."