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Pedantry /ˈpɛdəntri/ (n.)
1. The resting state — the happy place — of any legal eagle.
2. Courtesy of the JC’s tenth law of worker entropy; the rule of collective agency, in which it is understood that all agents must, in the service of a common principal, tolerate each others’ pedantry, the instinctive starting point of any agent when deciding how to act.

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