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After he won his twentieth Grand Slam Singles title at the Australian Open last month, Roger Federer stepped up to the microphone onstage while choking back tears and said, “The fairytale continues.”

Fairy tales aren’t just a genre of storytelling. In our lexicon, the two words have become one, and that one word can signify everything from an unbelievable event, to a misleading or disingenuous belief.