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20th Apr '16 8:48:23 PM Homemaderat
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->''Are you sure you don't want some green eggs and ham?''

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->''Are you sure you don't want some green eggs and ham?''ham?\\
20th Apr '16 8:47:10 PM Homemaderat
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->''Are you sure you don't want some green eggs and ham?''
Would you eat them on a kite?\\
Would you eat them on our site?''
6th Apr '16 6:03:38 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* RunawayTrain: The last segment involves the train running off a bridge and ''onto a boat''. [[CartoonPhysics (And no-one is hurt in the least.)]]
3rd Feb '16 10:59:35 PM Mdumas43073
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-> I would not eat them in a house!
-> I would not eat them with a mouse!
-> I would not eat them here or there!
-> I would not eat them ''anywhere!''
-> [[IDoNotLikeGreenEggsAndHam I do not like green eggs and ham!]]
-> I do not ''like'' them, Sam-I-Am!

Creator/DrSeuss does it again, putting a tiny collection of words to excellent - if not annoying - use (especially if you have to read the same book to your kid eighty times in a row... or [[EarWorm just enough to get it stuck in your head]]).

He manages this with a text composed primarily of repetitions of the same few lines, with a few minor changes, building up to a climactic ending. His whimsical pictures showcase the crazy world in which this storyline is possible.

The book was written as the result of a friendly bet: Seuss's publisher was impressed that ''Literature/TheCatInTheHat'' was written using fewer than 300 different words, and bet Seuss that he couldn't write another one with a coherent plot [[UpToEleven using only 50 different words]]. Seuss hit it right on target.

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-> I ->''I would not eat them in a house!
->
house!\\
I would not eat them with a mouse!
->
mouse!\\
I would not eat them here or there!
->
there!\\
I would not eat them ''anywhere!''
->
ANYWHERE!\\
[[IDoNotLikeGreenEggsAndHam I do not like green eggs and ham!]]
->
ham!]]\\
I do not ''like'' LIKE them, Sam-I-Am!

Sam-I-Am!''

Creator/DrSeuss does it again, putting a tiny collection of words to excellent - if not annoying - use (especially if you have to read the same book to your kid eighty times in a row... or [[EarWorm just enough to get it stuck in your head]]).

head]]). He manages this with a text composed primarily of repetitions of the same few lines, with a few minor changes, building up to a climactic ending. His whimsical pictures showcase the crazy world in which this storyline is possible.

The This 1960 book was written as the result of a friendly bet: Seuss's publisher was impressed that ''Literature/TheCatInTheHat'' was written using fewer than 300 different words, and bet Seuss that he couldn't write another one with a coherent plot [[UpToEleven using only 50 different words]]. Seuss hit it right on target.
8th Nov '15 9:29:53 PM ironcommando
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* NoNameGiven: The poor guy Sam-I-Am keeps pestering.

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* NoNameGiven: The poor guy Sam-I-Am keeps pestering. According to the 1973 animated version, his name is officially Joey.
22nd Sep '15 6:10:42 PM MeerkatMario
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* ScrewySquirrel: Sam-I-Am

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* ScrewySquirrel: Sam-I-AmSam-I-Am.



* RunningGag: The fox being chased by hunting dogs.

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* RunningGag: The fox being chased by hunting dogs. And horses.
13th Feb '15 10:44:44 AM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* GreenEggs: The former trope namer.


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* PaletteSwappedAlienFood: The former trope namer.
2nd Feb '15 11:14:50 PM rjung
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* GreenEggs: The trope namer.

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* GreenEggs: The former trope namer.
2nd Feb '15 11:14:24 PM rjung
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* GreenEggs: The trope namer.
7th Nov '14 6:02:30 PM grapesandmilk
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: In Israel, any reference to ham was taken out of the translation due to ham being not kosher.
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