Gep Malakai wrote:
Eh. The meaning of words change over time. And if it helps you feel better, it could be so named because it's an amulet made
of alicorn and not because it's an amulet depicting
an alicorn. That's a totally feasible explanation...that will undoubtedly be busted by the show referring to Celestia and Luna as alicorns somewhere down the line.
Fair enough - and truth be told, fifty years from now someone will probably be watching these early episodes (while waiting for the 53rd season of FiM to start, natch) and laugh at how some Brony got it wrong. :P