as a rule, we refer to all our folks that perform the dwarf entertainment, promotional marketing and on-camera work as “Talent – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.” that is the terminology they are most comfortable with.

but on the other hand, others refer to them in a variety of other ways…

from abatwa, aeta, afreet, afreeta, alven, bakhna rakhna, ballybogs, banshees, bean si, bean sidhe, bean-nighe, bendith y mamau, blue men of the minch, bodach, bogles, bokwus, brownies, buccas, bugalademujs, bwbachod, bwca, cherubs, cluricauns, coblynau koblernigh, corrigan, daoine sidhe, devas, devis, djinn, djinna, dryads, dwarfs, dwarves, elf, ellerkonge, ellyllon, elves, erlkonig, fach…

…to fairies, fairy, feés, fendoree, ferrishyn, fir darrigs, fireesin, folletti, fylgiars, gentry, ghul, ghulla, gnome, gobelin, goblins, grandinilli, green lady of caerphilly, gremlins, grimelin, guillyn veggey, gwragedd annwn, gwyllion, hillmen, hobgoblin, hogmen, hu hsien, hyter sprites, ieles, illes, imp, Issun Boshi, jimaninas, jimaninos, jinn, jinna, kappa, kelpie, knockers, kobolds, kul, leprechauns, lilitu, little people, manitou, mazikeen, mekumwasuck, menehune, midgets, mimis, munchkins, nagas, nagumwasuck, naiades, naiads, nereids, nisse, nixies, nunus, nymphs, pechs, pehts, peris, phooka…

…they’ve also been called people of the hills, pigseys, pigsies, piskies, pituitary, pixies, portunes, pygmy, redcap, roane, seelie court, selkies, shehireem, shellycoat, shideem, short stature, sidhe, si’la, silkies, skeletal dysplasia, sluagh, sprites, sylphids, sylphs, tengu, tokolush, tomtra, trolls, trooping fairies, trows, tylwyth teg, undines, unseelie court, urchins, urisks, uttuku, vardogls, weisse frau, wichtlein, yumboes and finally zips…

they’ve been called just about everything, but in the end, we always refer to them as TALENT.