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24th Sep '16 7:48:17 PM comicwriter
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* In one of the short stories in ''Manga/AoiHana'', a teenage girl is derisively called a lesbian by some of her classmates. She then reveals that she ''is'' a lesbian, and asks why that would be considered an insult.
16th Sep '16 4:24:20 PM Random888
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* Also during the 2016 election, UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton controversially referred to Trump's supporters as a "basket of deplorables". It wasn't long before Trump supporters were wearing T-shirts reading, "Proud To Be A Deplorable".
14th Sep '16 11:55:56 AM IndigoWare
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12th Sep '16 4:03:35 PM AssumedPseudonym
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***Imaginary numbers, on the other hand, are a straight example.
12th Sep '16 3:01:36 PM PDL
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* Yet another example involving Donald Trump. When Hillary Clinton said that "you can put half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables," [[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/09/12/clintons-deplorables-gaffe-touches-off-merch-meme-frenzy.html Trump supporters turned the word "deplorables" into a meme and started wearing the word proudly and even making merchandise with the word.]]
12th Sep '16 1:11:29 PM legendaryweredragon
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* Yet another example involving Donald Trump. When Hillary Clinton said that "you can put half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables," Trump supporters turned the word "deplorables" into a meme and started wearing the word proudly.

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* Yet another example involving Donald Trump. When Hillary Clinton said that "you can put half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables," [[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/09/12/clintons-deplorables-gaffe-touches-off-merch-meme-frenzy.html Trump supporters turned the word "deplorables" into a meme and started wearing the word proudly.proudly and even making merchandise with the word.]]
12th Sep '16 1:07:35 PM legendaryweredragon
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* Yet another example involving Donald Trump. When Hillary Clinton said that "you can put half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables," Trump supporters turned the word "deplorables" into a meme and started wearing the word proudly.
8th Sep '16 5:26:37 AM Silverblade2
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** Subverted, however, in ''Film/TheDarkKnight''.

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** Subverted, Averted, however, in ''Film/TheDarkKnight''.
4th Sep '16 12:49:34 AM WhosAsking
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* The insult was done in such a way that the target is able to turn it around with a bigger insult. For example, if someone tries to TrashTalk an opponent while [[TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty using an unfair advantage]] in a competition (whether combat or something else) and the target is able to turn it around by insinuating or straight out saying that the individual is unable to beat them without cheating.

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* The insult was done in such a way that the target is able to turn it around with a bigger insult. For example, if someone tries to TrashTalk an opponent while [[TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty using an unfair advantage]] in a competition (whether combat or something else) and the target is able to turn it around by insinuating or straight out saying that the individual is unable to beat them without cheating. Then again, someone like a CardCarryingVillain could [[VolleyingInsults retort the retort]], saying the target's soft for not being a CombatPragmatist.
3rd Sep '16 1:03:01 PM DrSleep
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* During the 2016 US Presidential campaign, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzbusRK7YKM on an appearance on MSNBC]], Marco Gutierrez (a Latino surrogate for Republican nominee Creator/DonaldTrump) warned viewers that without stronger immigration policies such as those Trump was running on, "you’re going to have taco trucks on every corner." The Internet at large responded with variations of "Wait - that sounds awesome!" "[=#TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner=]" soon became the top trending hashtag and a viral sensation.

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* During the 2016 US Presidential campaign, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzbusRK7YKM on an appearance on MSNBC]], Marco Gutierrez (a Latino surrogate for Republican nominee Creator/DonaldTrump) warned viewers that without stronger immigration policies such as those Trump was running on, "you’re going to have taco trucks on every corner." The Internet at large responded with variations of "Wait - that sounds awesome!" "[=#TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner=]" soon became the top trending hashtag and a viral sensation. Democrats and anti-Trumpers even began incorporating [[http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/09/03/492534979/taco-truck-owner-racks-up-sales-at-trump-event-in-detroit taco trucks]] [[http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/politicalinsider/2016/09/02/taco-trucks-every-corner-democrats-yes-please/89784110/ into]] [[http://news3lv.com/news/local/latino-entrepreneurs-respond-to-taco-truck-on-every-corner-comments campaign]] [[http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/politics/taco-truck-appears-outside-trumps-campaign-headquarters-in-denver events]] [[RefugeInAudacity going so far as to park taco trucks outside of Trump offices and events.]]
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