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10th Jun '18 1:22:48 PM LadyNorbert
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* [[FanFic/LilyAndTheArtOfBeingSisyphus Wizard Lenin]] asserts on multiple occasions that he has a name. It is Tom Riddle. Or Lord Voldemort if you feel like groveling a bit. But, no, Lily knows that it doesn't fit his sense of gravitas- he is Wizard Lenin and ''Wizard Lenin'' he shall be.
* In ''FanFic/{{Vapors}}'' Aiko Uzumaki refers to Kakashi as "shishou," and ''only'' Kakashi. When Jiraiya tries to make him call her that, she snaps at him and only uses "sensei".
* ''FanFic/PrettyCurePerfumePreppy'':
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--->'''Chiara:''' I'm not flat! [[ACupAngst Just in development]]!
** And in episode 15...
--->'''Ayameko:''' [[PunctuatedForEmphasis IT! WASN'T! A! DATE!]] Just a stupid fancy dinner! Nothing else!
* "It's Portunes!" In the ''Literature/{{Worm}}'' fanfic ''Fanfic/ASkitteringHeart'' the hero Assault forgets Taylor's cape name (Portunes) when giving a TV interview after meeting her and he calls her Keynote. Everyone subsequently calls Taylor Keynote despite her constant attempts to correct them.
* ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony''. The episode "Gelatin Swingsets" has a running gag with Sweetie Belle and Scootaloo arguing over the proper shortened form of "gelatin": "jelly" or "jello".
* ''WebVideo/ScootertrixTheAbridged'':
** Rarity always corrects "noodles" to "spaghetti noodles". (In reality, there's no consensus on the distinction between spaghetti and noodles). Spike makes the same correction in episode 13.
** Celestia is very insistent on the correct pronunciation of "Grand Galloping Gala"[[note]] As in the hammiest way possible.[[/note]] (although it's also likely that she's doing it on purpose to mess with Luna).
* In ''Audioplay/TalesOfAJunkTownPonyPeddler'' Prodigious Peddler makes it very clear that his name is "Prodigious Peddler", not "Peddler", and definitely not "Peddles".
* In ''Fanfic/DavionAndDavionDeceased'' the SLDF have a tradition of reacting poorly to anyone copying their Powered Armour. The AFFS programme to develop an armoured combat exoskeleton is therefore designated Battle Armour rather than Powered Armour.
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30th Apr '18 2:07:45 PM Cenourinha
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Compare/Contrast with SheIsNotMyGirlfriend (character insists a romance does not exist, sometimes an overlap when "friend" is substituted), DoNotCallMePaul (character has a name they ''do not'' wish to be known by), DontCallMeSir (character insists another not be formal), TheyCallMeMisterTibbs (character insists another uses a formal/informal title in conversation), and ItIsPronouncedTroPAY (character wishes to class up something by "pronouncing it poshly", overlaps if they ''insist'' on their pronunciation).

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Compare/Contrast with SheIsNotMyGirlfriend (character insists a romance does not exist, sometimes an overlap when "friend" is substituted), DoNotCallMePaul (character has a name they ''do not'' wish to be known by), BlatantLies (character insists to make an affirmation that obviously isn't real), DontCallMeSir (character insists another not be formal), TheyCallMeMisterTibbs (character insists another uses a formal/informal title in conversation), and ItIsPronouncedTroPAY (character wishes to class up something by "pronouncing it poshly", overlaps if they ''insist'' on their pronunciation).
19th Apr '18 4:52:38 PM luiz4200
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* ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'':
** Garfield never forgets. [[http://www.garfield.com/comic/1986/07/30 He just has]] "convenient lapses of memory".
** [[http://www.garfield.com/comic/2009/04/15 Garfield is not lazy, he's "sedentary". "Which is classy lazy".]]
** [[https://garfield.com/comic/2017/10/02 Garfield won't call it laziness]] even if he fails to come up with another way to call it.
-->'''Garfield:''' Some call this laziness. I call it... whatever another word for laziness is.
** [[https://garfield.com/comic/2018/04/18 Garfield says]] "Cats don't scurry. Cats stroll.".
27th Mar '18 4:18:07 PM Vrahno
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** Berix in ''TBionicle: The Legend Reborn'' isn't a thief; he's a "collector"!

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** Berix in ''TBionicle: ''Bionicle: The Legend Reborn'' isn't a thief; he's a "collector"!
26th Feb '18 2:36:49 PM drakensis
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* In ''Fanfic/DavionAndDavionDeceased'' the SLDF have a tradition of reacting poorly to anyone copying their Powered Armour. The AFFS programme to develop an armoured combat exoskeleton is therefore designated Battle Armour rather than Powered Armour.
24th Feb '18 9:59:21 AM Veanne
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* In ''Audioplay/TalesOfAJunkTownPonyPeddler'' Prodigious Peddler makes it very clear that his name is "Prodigious Peddler", not "Peddler", and definitely not "Peddles".
8th Feb '18 3:17:53 AM jormis29
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* On "Rabbit's Happy Birthday Party" from ''[[Franchise/WinnieThePooh The Book of Pooh]]'', Pooh and Piglet get lost while trying to get to Rabbit's house. Pooh, however, assures Piglet that they're not lost. They just have no idea where they are.

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* On "Rabbit's Happy Birthday Party" from ''[[Franchise/WinnieThePooh The Book of Pooh]]'', ''Series/TheBookOfPooh'', Pooh and Piglet get lost while trying to get to Rabbit's house. Pooh, however, assures Piglet that they're not lost. They just have no idea where they are.
29th Oct '17 5:37:52 PM Creek719
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** Real-life ''Bionicle'' example, no longer in effect: the Toa carried ''tools'', not ''weapons''. LEGO was very cautious about this, because the word "weapon" apparently carries a less family-friendly meaning. When their violence-policy changed around 2006, it became free to use, and, just as well, the storyline suddenly became a lot more gorier.

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** Real-life ''Bionicle'' example, no longer in effect: the Toa carried ''tools'', not ''weapons''. LEGO was very cautious about this, because the word "weapon" apparently carries a less family-friendly meaning. When their violence-policy changed around 2006, it became free to use, and, just as well, the storyline suddenly became a lot more gorier.DarkerAndEdgier.
1st Jul '17 4:45:15 PM nombretomado
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** "Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo" was the first child's name, according to TheOtherWiki. While claimed to be Chinese, about the only thing anybody agrees on about the tale's origins is the impossibility of it being Chinese.

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** "Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo" was the first child's name, according to TheOtherWiki.Wiki/TheOtherWiki. While claimed to be Chinese, about the only thing anybody agrees on about the tale's origins is the impossibility of it being Chinese.
28th Apr '17 1:03:09 AM Chariset
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** BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord: Character insists on a euphamism to cover up a negative word.

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** BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord: Character insists on a euphamism euphemism to cover up a negative word.reality.
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