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16th Mar '17 11:12:56 AM morenohijazo
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* ''ComicBook/{{Iznogoud}}'': To quote Wa'at Alahf's mini-biography from the beginning of each book, "This fellow, despite his name, didn't laugh very often."
2nd Mar '17 4:18:10 PM Divra
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* Pippin Galadriel Moonshine in ''Literature/GoodOmens'' goes by Pepper, as she is a short scruffy tomboy with a temper.

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* Pippin Galadriel Moonshine Moonchild in ''Literature/GoodOmens'' goes by Pepper, as she is a short scruffy tomboy with a temper.
18th Feb '17 5:21:59 PM rva98014
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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' has Flash, who turns out to be... a sloth. [[spoiler:Then subverted in the ending, where Flash is revealed to be a street racer]].

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* ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' has Flash, ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''
** Nick explains that Flash is the fastest guy at the DMV,
who turns out to be... be a sloth. [[spoiler:Then [[spoiler: Then subverted in the ending, where Flash is revealed to be a street racer]].racer]].
** Tundra Town's most notorious crime boss, [[MisterBig Mr. Big]], turns out to be a shrew, one of the smallest species of mammals.
9th Feb '17 8:58:52 AM ultimomant
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** Kaname Tosen named the Proto-Arrancar White even though its body is pitch black. Aizen commented on the irony.
** Not as ironic it seems since Tosen is blind he wouldn't know that White was colored black. That said I don't think a blind person should name things after colors.

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** Kaname Tosen named the Proto-Arrancar White even though its body is pitch black. Aizen commented on the irony.
** Not as ironic it seems since
irony. Since Tosen is blind blind, he wouldn't know that White was colored black. That said I don't think a blind person should shouldn't name things after colors.
4th Feb '17 10:28:04 PM Laevatein
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* In ''Anime/IdolDensetsuEriko'', Eriko's dogs are named Fortissimo and Pianissimo. Fortissimo is quiet and Pianissimo is noisy.
27th Jan '17 2:55:52 PM BKelly95
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* Once on ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls'', Max Black runs into an old friend of hers, Becky White. Max is Caucasian and Becky is African-American.
23rd Jan '17 1:28:03 PM MyFinalEdits
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* Chespirito/{{Chespirito}} does this with the nerdy unattractive neighbor in ''[[Series/{{Chespirito}} Los Chifladitos]]'' once her name is revealed to be Zoila Expectación del Macho (meaning I am the Male's Expectation).

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* Chespirito/{{Chespirito}} ''Series/{{Chespirito}}'' does this with the nerdy unattractive neighbor in ''[[Series/{{Chespirito}} Los Chifladitos]]'' ''Los Chifladitos'' once her name is revealed to be Zoila Expectación del Macho (meaning I am the Male's Expectation).



* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', Peridot's name is a for a gemstone often associated with good luck, peace, and success. However, Peridot seems to have bad luck, failure, and violence with the Crystal Gems.
** Similarly, Jasper as a stone is notable for being nurturing, protecting, caring, and providing mental stability. The character is [[BloodKnight none of those]] and [[SanitySlippage becomes more insane as the show goes on]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
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Peridot's name is a for a gemstone often associated with good luck, peace, and success. However, Peridot seems to have bad luck, failure, and violence with the Crystal Gems.
** Similarly, Jasper as a stone is notable for being nurturing, protecting, caring, and providing mental stability. The character is [[BloodKnight none of those]] and [[SanitySlippage becomes more insane as the show goes on]].



* Similarly, John Coward was the first officer of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_38 British Airways Flight 38]] and was in control of the plane when it lost power. Together with the other pilots he managed to get it down without any casualties. Afterwards, one newspaper had the headline "Coward in name only."

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* Similarly, John Coward was the first officer of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_38 British Airways Flight 38]] and was in control of the plane when it lost power. Together with the other pilots he managed to get it down without any casualties. Afterwards, one newspaper had the headline "Coward in name only."
23rd Jan '17 2:27:53 AM Luppercus
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* Chespirito/{{Chespirito}} does this with the nerdy unattractive neighbor in ''[[Series/{{Chespirito}} Los Chifladitos]]'' once her name is revealed to be Zoila Expectación del Macho (meaning I am the Male's Expectation).
17th Jan '17 11:52:02 AM WillyFourEyes
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* The male protagonist of ''Manga/ItsudatteMySanta'' is a boy named Santa who hates Christmas.
13th Jan '17 2:30:18 PM DeltaDart
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* In ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', Creator/JohnBoyega's character takes on the name "Finn", which means "white" or "fair" in Irish.
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