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12th Jul '17 10:52:37 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* If you're reading a book by Dan Simmons, especially ''[[Literature/HyperionCantos Hyperion]]'' expect to hear something described as Lapis Lazuli.

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* If you're reading a book by Dan Simmons, especially ''[[Literature/HyperionCantos Hyperion]]'' Creator/DanSimmons, expect to hear something described as Lapis Lazuli.Lazuli. In the ''Literature/HyperionCantos'', the sky above title planet is this color, so it gets mentioned a lot.


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* R. Scott Bakker's ''Literature/SecondApocalypse'' series often uses the adjective "marmoreal," a fancy way of saying "marble" or "like marble."
28th Jun '17 7:10:22 PM Omnigeek6
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* Also, in several of the books his characters tend to "salute ''smartly''", usually while holding something with their saluting paws.

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* ** Also, in several of the books his characters tend to "salute ''smartly''", usually while holding something with their saluting paws.paws.
** He is very fond of using "Poleaxed" to describe a creature getting it very hard and knocked to the ground.
16th Jun '17 5:49:17 AM TheNerfGuy
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* He doesn't use it as much as he once did, but there was a time Cyber Commander (writer of "FanFic/YuGiOhTheThousandYearDoor" and the "{{FanFic/Shadowchasers}}" series) could ''not'' get five paragraphs without someone shouting "What? No!" He was also addicted to having his heroes call his villains "cowards" in lieu of any other insult.

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* He doesn't use it as much as he once did, but there was a time Cyber Commander Occam Razor (writer of "FanFic/YuGiOhTheThousandYearDoor" and the "{{FanFic/Shadowchasers}}" series) "{{FanFic/ShadowchasersSeries}}") could ''not'' get five paragraphs without someone shouting "What? No!" He was also addicted to having his heroes call his villains "cowards" in lieu of any other insult.
2nd Jun '17 2:21:10 AM PaulA
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** He also often uses ironclad grammatical accuracy in places where it's not appropriate, such as having Pat Bartlett say "an U.F.O." (most English speakers would say "''a'' U.F.O."), or Tom Fries's urging his niece Podkayne to use his "handky".

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** He also often uses ironclad grammatical accuracy in places where it's not appropriate, such as having [[Literature/TimeForTheStars Pat Bartlett Bartlett]] say "an U.F.O." (most English speakers would say "''a'' U.F.O."), or [[Literature/PodkayneOfMars Tom Fries's urging Fries urge his niece Podkayne Podkayne]] to use his "handky".
29th Apr '17 10:58:21 AM nombretomado
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* Whenever anyone in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' cedes an argument, they'll almost inevitably acknowledge that the other person has a point by simply saying the word, "Point." (See above under TimothyZahn.)

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* Whenever anyone in ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'' cedes an argument, they'll almost inevitably acknowledge that the other person has a point by simply saying the word, "Point." (See above under TimothyZahn.Creator/TimothyZahn.)
1st Apr '17 5:21:41 PM DustSnitch
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* ''Literature/TheBible''. Isaiah refers to {{God}} as "The Holy One of Israel" numerous times. This phrase is rarely if ever used outside of Isaiah.

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* ''Literature/TheBible''. The Literature/BookOfIsaiah: Isaiah refers to {{God}} as "The Holy One of Israel" numerous times. This phrase is rarely if ever used outside of Isaiah.
29th Mar '17 6:45:26 AM Prfnoff
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* Ville Valo of the Finnish love metal band HIM seems to have a fixation on the words "baby" and "darling", and will put these two words into his lyrics whenever possible. Same goes for "six six six".

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* Ville Valo of the Finnish love metal band HIM Music/{{HIM}} seems to have a fixation on the words "baby" and "darling", and will put these two words into his lyrics whenever possible. Same goes for "six six six".
10th Mar '17 9:33:21 PM FuzzyBoots
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* When Creator/RASalvatore writes combat scenes, any impact "blasts" the target, especially evident when WUlfgar was throwing his magic hammer.
7th Feb '17 1:47:19 PM Twentington
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* Hymn writers do this frequently, and not just because of common subject matter; for example, [[http://nethymnal.org/bio/c/r/o/crosby_fj.htm Fanny Crosby]] (1820-1915) seemed to have a particular thing for vineyards, especially "The Vineyard". In her defence, she wrote [[OverNineThousand over 8,000]] religious poems, so some repetition is inevitable.

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* Hymn writers do this frequently, and not just because of common subject matter; for example, [[http://nethymnal.org/bio/c/r/o/crosby_fj.htm Fanny Crosby]] (1820-1915) seemed to have a particular thing for vineyards, especially "The Vineyard". In her defence, she wrote [[OverNineThousand over 8,000]] 8,000 religious poems, so some repetition is inevitable.
22nd Jan '17 8:48:48 AM Roywood
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* Various enemies from ''VideoGame/{{World of Warcraft}}'' use the expression "rip the flesh from your bones" or a variation of it when engaged or as a battlecry.
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