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16th Apr '16 4:17:09 PM eroock
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->''" Blackmail is such an ugly word. I prefer 'extortion'. The 'X' makes it sound cool."''

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->''" Blackmail ->''"Blackmail is such an ugly word. I prefer 'extortion'. The 'X' makes it sound cool."''


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-->'''Harry''': You think you blackmailed me!
-->'''Jonathan''': Harry, that's a horrid word.
11th Apr '16 12:36:04 PM dmcreif
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* In ''Series/JessicaJones'', [[Creator/DavidTennant Kilgrave]] doesn't like the word 'rape', despite that being exactly what he did to Jessica, Hope Schlottman, and almost every woman he's encountered. He seems to acknowledge that's exactly what he did when Jessica confronts him on this, but denies it at first and later mutters that he doesn't like what he does being described that way.

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* In ''Series/JessicaJones'', [[Creator/DavidTennant Kilgrave]] doesn't like the word 'rape', despite that being exactly what he did to Jessica, Hope Schlottman, and almost every woman he's encountered. He seems to acknowledge that's exactly what he did when Jessica confronts him on this, but denies it at first and later mutters that he doesn't like what he does being described that way.


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* In ''Series/JessicaJones'', [[Creator/DavidTennant Kilgrave]], serial mind rapist, doesn't like the word 'rape', despite that being exactly what he did to Jessica, Hope Schlottman, and almost every woman he's encountered. He seems to acknowledge that's exactly what he did when Jessica confronts him on this, but denies it at first and later mutters that he doesn't like what he does being described that way.
10th Apr '16 7:25:58 PM RustyBill
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** Clarification: Flynn ''knows'' that Dillinger pirated his games; being able to ''prove'' it, however...
---> Kevin Flynn: ''Because'', man, ''somewhere'' in one of these memories is the ''evidence''! If I got in far enough, I could reconstruct it!



* Kevin Flynn almost says this word-for-word ("embezzling" instead of "blackmail") in ''Film/{{Tron}}''.
10th Apr '16 6:23:33 PM jormis29
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* From the ''YesPrimeMinister'' episode "A Conflict of Interest":

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* From the ''YesPrimeMinister'' ''Series/YesPrimeMinister'' episode "A Conflict of Interest":
27th Mar '16 4:01:20 PM nombretomado
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* In ''DowntonAbbey'', when the Countess Dowager asks Doctor Clarkson to make some "amenagements" with the truth to help Cora reconcile with Robert.

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* In ''DowntonAbbey'', ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', when the Countess Dowager asks Doctor Clarkson to make some "amenagements" with the truth to help Cora reconcile with Robert.



* ''WhosTheBoss'', "Not With My Client You Don't": Angela's assistant calls "hooker" an ugly word and prefers "call girl".

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* ''WhosTheBoss'', ''Series/WhosTheBoss'', "Not With My Client You Don't": Angela's assistant calls "hooker" an ugly word and prefers "call girl".
22nd Mar '16 5:44:48 AM Tron80
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'''Shiro:''' You ruined us just to loot us, didnít you?\\

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'''Shiro:''' -->'''Shiro:''' You ruined us just to loot us, didnít you?\\
22nd Mar '16 5:44:08 AM Tron80
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-->'''[[DefiantCaptive Lianne]]''': This is tyranny!
-->'''Shen''': It is [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans domination]].

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-->'''[[DefiantCaptive Lianne]]''': This is tyranny!
-->'''Shen''':
tyranny!\\
'''Shen''':
It is [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans domination]].domination]].
* ''Fanfic/ThousandShinji'': When Shinji seizes a firm, an employee accuses him from "looting" them. Shinji takes offense to the term "loot".
'''Shiro:''' You ruined us just to loot us, didnít you?\\
'''Shinji:''' Loot is such a pejorative term. I prefer the phrase Ďhostile takeover with extreme prejudiceí.
19th Mar '16 1:33:17 AM Hossmeister
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29th Feb '16 6:05:06 AM StFan
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* Reacher Gilt, anticipating his co-conspirators' thought processes in ''GoingPostal'', contemptuously muses that (at least for them) "embezzlement" is such a ''difficult'' word.

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* Reacher Gilt, anticipating his co-conspirators' thought processes in ''GoingPostal'', ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', contemptuously muses that (at least for them) "embezzlement" is such a ''difficult'' word.
23rd Jan '16 9:21:57 AM dmcreif
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* In ''Series/JessicaJones'', [[Creator/DavidTennant Kilgrave]] doesn't like the word 'rape', despite that being exactly what he did to Jessica, Hope Schlottman, and almost every woman he's encountered. He seems to acknowledge that's exactly what he did when Jessica confronts him on this, but denies it at first and later mutters that he doesn't like what he does being described that way.
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