This is real.™

 

…as in

 

1 + 1 = 2

Not Convinced?

 

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the word real as:

1 a : having objective independent existence

b : not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory: genuine; also : being precisely what the name implies (as in a real professional)

c (1) : occurring or existing in actuality (2) : of or relating to practical or everyday concerns or activities (3) : existing as a physical entity and having properties that deviate from an ideal, law, or standard

d : complete, utter (as in a real fiasco)

e : fundamental, essential

f : measured by purchasing power (as in real income, real dollars)

Still Not Convinced?

 

Well, here are some practical and straightforward explanations of what we mean by real: