History Discworld / TheFifthElephant

9th Nov '16 4:02:20 AM SkarmoryThePG
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** In the last part of the story, [[spoiler:Wolfgang gets stuck halfway between wolf and man, and is pretty fearsome.]]

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** In the last part of the story, [[spoiler:Wolfgang gets stuck halfway between wolf and man, and is pretty fearsome.fearsome and unhinged. Well, more unhinged.]]
6th Nov '16 7:40:51 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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* ArcWords: "It is the thing, and the whole of the thing."

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* ArcWords: "It is ''[It is] the thing, and the whole of the thing."''
5th Oct '16 11:06:27 AM nighttrainfm
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* InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike: The town of Bonk (or "Beyonk"). As Carrot points out, there are only so many syllables out there. "Morpork" sounds rather like the Uberwald word for an unspecified item of women's underwear.



* UnfortunateNames: The town of Bonk. (This [[SeparatedByACommonLanguage is funnier]] in UsefulNotes/BritishEnglish[[note]]"bonk" being a fairly harmless word for "have sex with"[[/note]]) It cuts both ways, though: in the Uberwaldian language, "Morpork" means "an item of ladies' underwear" (Vimes wonders ''which'' item).

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* UnfortunateNames: UnfortunateNames:
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The town of Bonk. (This [[SeparatedByACommonLanguage is funnier]] in UsefulNotes/BritishEnglish[[note]]"bonk" being a fairly harmless word for "have sex with"[[/note]]) It cuts both ways, though: in the Uberwaldian language, "Morpork" means "an item of ladies' underwear" (Vimes wonders ''which'' item).
3rd Oct '16 11:36:21 AM AreYouTyler
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Preceded by ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum'', followed by ''Discworld/TheTruth''. Preceded in the Watch series by ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'', followed by ''Discworld/NightWatch''.

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Preceded by ''Discworld/CarpeJugulum'', followed by ''Discworld/TheTruth''. Preceded in the Watch series by ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'', followed by ''Discworld/NightWatch''. Not to be confused with ''TheFifthElement''.
2nd Oct '16 10:19:59 PM Wynne101
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**Specifically invoked with regards to Lady Sybil. She's quite intelligent, but unfortunately the combination of figure and her kindness led to people assuming otherwise for large chunk of her life.
20th Sep '16 11:02:49 PM foxley
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* StolenByStayingStill: Nobody knows where the Scone of Stone has vanished to, despite being guarded in an underground lake round-the-clock by guards behind a system of locks and pressure plates that guarantee no one can enter or leave the room undetected. Vimes proves it's possible for someone significantly taller than a dwarf to leave without setting it off, but [[spoiler:the people plotting to remove the scone and depose the current Low King simply crumbled it to dust much like the fine sand of the cave floor, intending to use a plaster replica to intronise their own candidate.]]
11th Aug '16 5:14:41 AM Morgenthaler
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** Colon's frantic obsession with "missing" sugar is a shout out to the captain's obsession with strawberries in ''TheCaineMutiny''.

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** Colon's frantic obsession with "missing" sugar is a shout out to the captain's obsession with strawberries in ''TheCaineMutiny''.''Film/TheCaineMutiny''.
24th Jun '16 12:29:48 AM PaulA
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** A wad of thick ones to Creator/AntonChekhov. The women who equip Vimes against the werewolves are a mash-up of references to Chekhov's works: they're three sisters, who are stuck in an old house with a [[Theatre/TheCherryOrchard Cherry Orchard]] and used to have an old Uncle named [[Theatre/UncleVanya Vanya]]. Their specific characterisations are also a mash-up of Chekhov's female characters from those books.

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** A wad of thick ones to Creator/AntonChekhov. The women who equip Vimes against the werewolves are a mash-up of references to Chekhov's works: they're three sisters, Theatre/ThreeSisters, who are stuck in an old house with a [[Theatre/TheCherryOrchard Cherry Orchard]] and used to have an old Uncle named [[Theatre/UncleVanya Vanya]]. Their specific characterisations are also a mash-up of Chekhov's female characters from those books.
17th Jun '16 12:59:56 PM loracarol
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** It also pops up again as a CallBack in ''Discworld/{{Thud}}'' and was given as a real title by Rhys between then and Discworld/{{Snuff}}.

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** It also pops up again as a CallBack in ''Discworld/{{Thud}}'' and was given as a real title by Rhys between then and Discworld/{{Snuff}}.''Discworld/{{Snuff}}''.
13th Jun '16 9:59:26 AM Discar
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* StealthPun: Angua's mother is an unkind woman, as well as (being a werewolf) a female dog. In other words, she's a bitch.
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