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17th Mar '18 8:42:42 PM Kotomikun
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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'': Mami Tomoe's name "Mami" means Mommy in Spanish and other languages like German. Considering her mentor role, it fits her.

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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'': Mami Tomoe's name "Mami" means Mommy in Spanish and other languages like German. Considering her mentor role, it fits her. Whether this was accidental is hard to say, since "mama/mommy" is a somewhat universal word for mother, based on common baby-talk noises.


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* ''Manga/MadeInAbyss'' abbreviates to [=MiA=], better known as the acronym for [[HesJustHiding "Missing in Action."]] Coincidentally, the main character's mother is missing-presumed-dead at the bottom of a [[DeathWorld cave of horrors]], and the heroes' [[TheQuest primary goal]] is to find out what happened to her.
11th Mar '18 11:39:52 AM ngh93
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* ''Film/TheHudsuckerProxy'' has the hero surrounded by reporters, excited about his invention of the hula hoop. When he comments on all of the hoopla surrounding it, the reporters laugh at his cleverness and he winds up very confused. After it's explained to him, he uses it all the time in future press conferences with far less stellar results.
* Sort of a meta-example in ''Film/AKnightsTale'': When William notices the trademark (an upside-down Nike logo) on the armor that Kate made for him, Kate mentions that she had put it on the armor "in case some other knight should admire (her) work." Neither the script-writers nor the cast were aware at the time that one of Nike's co-founders was named Phil Knight.
* In the french ''Film/LesCombinards'', a character is trying to seduce a widow whose husband died at sea recently. She starts crying as she thinks about it. The Widow:" Booh… Booh … "The character: "Ooh… Your eyes are as blue as forget-me-nots… The forget-me-nots are flowers that mustn't be drowned !" The Widow: "DROWNED ! Booh-hoohohooo…

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* ''Film/TheHudsuckerProxy'' has the hero surrounded by reporters, excited about his invention of the hula hoop. When he comments on all of the hoopla surrounding it, the reporters laugh at his cleverness and he winds up very confused. After it's explained to him, he uses it all the time in future press conferences with far less stellar results.
* Sort of a meta-example in ''Film/AKnightsTale'': When William notices the trademark (an upside-down Nike logo) on the armor that Kate made for him, Kate mentions that she had put it on the armor "in case some other knight should admire (her) work." Neither the script-writers nor the cast were aware at the time that one of Nike's co-founders was named Phil Knight.
* In the french ''Film/LesCombinards'', a character is trying to seduce a widow whose husband died at sea recently. She starts crying as she thinks about it. The Widow:" Booh… Booh … "The character: "Ooh… Your eyes are as blue as forget-me-nots… The forget-me-nots are flowers that mustn't be drowned !" The Widow: "DROWNED ! Booh-hoohohooo…
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* ''Film/TheHudsuckerProxy'' has the hero surrounded by reporters, excited about his invention of the hula hoop. When he comments on all of the hoopla surrounding it, the reporters laugh at his cleverness and he winds up very confused. After it's explained to him, he uses it all the time in future press conferences with far less stellar results.
* Sort of a meta-example in ''Film/AKnightsTale'': When William notices the trademark (an upside-down Nike logo) on the armor that Kate made for him, Kate mentions that she had put it on the armor "in case some other knight should admire (her) work." Neither the script-writers nor the cast were aware at the time that one of Nike's co-founders was named Phil Knight.
* In the french ''Film/LesCombinards'', a character is trying to seduce a widow whose husband died at sea recently. She starts crying as she thinks about it. The Widow:" Booh… Booh … "The character: "Ooh… Your eyes are as blue as forget-me-nots… The forget-me-nots are flowers that mustn't be drowned !" The Widow: "DROWNED ! Booh-hoohohooo…
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23rd Feb '18 6:31:27 PM TempestKnight
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-->-- '''An old saying indicating this trope is in effect.''

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-->-- '''An ''An old saying indicating this trope is in effect.''
23rd Feb '18 6:27:51 PM TempestKnight
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->''"That wasn't a joke. That was an unfortunate coincidental pairing of words."''
-->-- '''Angry factory lady''', ''Series/DrakeAndJosh''

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->''"That wasn't a joke. That was an unfortunate coincidental pairing of words.->''"...No pun intended."''
-->-- '''Angry factory lady''', ''Series/DrakeAndJosh''
'''An old saying indicating this trope is in effect.''
31st Jan '18 5:11:40 AM Cryoclaste
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* UrbanDictionary calls this an [[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Eigenpun&defid=4383875 eigenpun]].

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* UrbanDictionary Website/UrbanDictionary calls this an [[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Eigenpun&defid=4383875 eigenpun]].
13th Dec '17 2:40:31 AM FoxBluereaver
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* In ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'', during the Battle Dome Tournament, Scott makes a comment about Ash's Snivy, calling her "a little green". He meant inexperienced, but still didn't prevent Yellow and Pikachu, who were listening, to have a LamePunReaction to it.
11th Nov '17 9:07:25 PM rjd1922
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* [[TheDragon Lord Crump]]'s disguise as the pirate "Four-Eyes" in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor'' is a literal PaperThinDisguise, since everyone in the game is made out of paper.

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* [[TheDragon Lord Crump]]'s disguise as the pirate "Four-Eyes" in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor'' is ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor'', Luigi as "Mr. L", and a Toad as the Rock Paper Wizard in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioColorSplash'' are literal PaperThinDisguise, {{Paper Thin Disguise}}s, since everyone in the game ''VideoGame/PaperMario'' series is made out of paper.
9th Nov '17 6:47:43 PM Excelsior123
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'', Carrot and Celery think their names are "Earth" names. They were probably going for Garrett and Sally, respectively. Uncle Zucchini was most likely going for Zachary.
9th Nov '17 3:33:11 PM rjd1922
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* [[TheDragon Lord Crump]]'s disguise as the pirate "Four-Eyes" in ''VideoGame/PaperMarioTheThousandYearDoor'' is a literal PaperThinDisguise, since everyone in the game is made out of paper.
10th Sep '17 10:06:03 AM MsZephy7
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* In ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Agent Washington, also known as Wash, is part of the CleanupCrew of Project Freelancer.
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