History Literature / TheFamousFive

28th Dec '15 8:06:57 AM VKed
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** Let's not mention how many places, things and people --even poor George the first time her cousins met her-- just look "''queer''" in every adventure.
11th Dec '15 9:06:55 AM PurrElise
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* BeamMeUpScotty: Nobody actually says "Lashings of ginger beer".
** The hilariously not-childsafe parody ''[[Series/TheComicStripPresents Five Go Mad in Dorset]]'' corrects this oversight.
11th Dec '15 1:20:44 AM CanadaGuy
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* PrivateTutor: Mr. Roland in the book ''Five Go Adventuring Again''.
11th Dec '15 12:58:08 AM CanadaGuy
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* EekAMouse: Julian talks about the incident in ''Five Go Adventuring Again'' when a fellow student's mice escaped and scared a matron at the school.
10th Dec '15 11:45:35 PM CanadaGuy
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* SnowedIn: George lampshades it by saying that it happens often at Kirrin in the winter.
10th Dec '15 11:27:16 PM CanadaGuy
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* HaveAGayOldTime: The boarding school that the girls go to is called "Gaylands School". Back then of course, "gay" meant happy.


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** The boarding school that the girls go to is called "Gaylands School". Back then of course, "gay" meant happy.
10th Dec '15 11:24:53 PM CanadaGuy
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* HaveAGayOldTime: The boarding school that the girls go to is called "Gaylands School". Back then of course, "gay" meant happy.
10th Dec '15 11:08:47 PM CanadaGuy
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* BusmansHoliday: The children have a tutor in ''Five Go Adventuring Again'' during Christmas break. Justified because Julian and Dick were sick with the flu twice during the term and missed lots of schoolwork.


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* CrappyHolidays: Subverted in ''Five Go Adventuring Again''. The children think that they will have horrible holidays because they have a tutor. They have another adventure instead.
10th Dec '15 10:55:50 PM CanadaGuy
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* IllGirl: Downplayed in ''Five Go Adventuring Again'' when aunt Fanny has scarlet fever.

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* IllGirl: Downplayed in ''Five Go Adventuring Again'' when aunt Fanny the children's mother has scarlet fever.
10th Dec '15 10:53:35 PM CanadaGuy
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* YouCantGoHomeAgain: In ''Five Go Adventuring Again'' the children can't go home for Christmas because their mother is sick and there's quarantine.
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