And now in good free association... It occurred to me that instead of real world versus virtual world. I refer to the distinction as the the physical world and the virtual world.
Uh oh... the gamer's coming out in me...
Shouldn't it really be the "material plane" and the "virtual plane"? Or perhaps for the digital world another fun choice might be the "Elemental plane of packets".
just doing my part to make the english language are more entertaining space to inhabit.