A Fanfiction Dictionary
Shipping is when you have two fictional (or nonfictional, it matters what genre your in to) people you would like to view as a couple.
Slash is when you have chose two male characters you would like to read as a couple. Slash is a genre disapproved by many, but the Slash is also very popular.
Definition- Couple Names
Couple names are the combination of the names of two people in a couple. For example, Merthur is the couple name for Merlin and Arthur from the TV show Merlin.