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20th Jan '16 5:17:07 PM Seanette
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* In ''Literature/MrMercedes'', otherwise well-spoken Jerome (who's in his late teens and black) affects an Ebonics-speaking persona named "Tyrone". This intensely irritates most people around him. He seems to have grown out of it by the next book in the Bill Hodges trilogy, ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', which takes place a few years later.
11th Jan '16 4:39:26 PM MSTOP
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* On the episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' where TJ's use of the word "whomps" (which the adults believe to be some newfangled obscenity rather than an UnusualEuphemism) eventually lands him in ''court''. Miss Grotke brings in her old professor Dr. Reginald "Dice" Weathersby, Ph.D., "Slangologist", an expert on American slang, to defend him. This person talks exclusively in what is apparently supposed to be roughly '60s-'70s slang, which confuses everyone in the room and greatly offends [[MoralGuardians Mr. White]], the prosecutor. Needless to say doesn't help TJ's case at all.
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* On the episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' where TJ's use of the word "whomps" (which the adults believe to be some newfangled obscenity rather than an UnusualEuphemism) eventually lands him in ''court''. Miss Grotke brings in her old professor Dr. Reginald "Dice" Weathersby, Ph.D., "Slangologist", an expert on American slang, to defend him. This person talks exclusively in what is apparently supposed to be roughly '60s-'70s slang, which confuses everyone in the room and room. He also casually uses the word [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar "crap"]] in his argument, which greatly offends [[MoralGuardians Mr. White]], the prosecutor. Needless to say doesn't help TJ's case at all.
29th Dec '15 2:22:44 PM FF32
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* Parodied on ''Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace'' with Thornton Reed, who certainly talks the part, but is played by a nasally voiced Englishman with [[BadBadActing terrible acting skills]]. -->'''Thornton:''' My ass is grass, and Wanton's got a lawnmower, ya dig?
20th Dec '15 5:26:43 PM Pichu-kun
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* Jughead from ''Franchise/ArchieComics'' doesn't normally talk like this however in one episode of the 40s radio show he starts talking heavily in contemporary slang because he thinks girls like it. Archie thinks his jive talk is absurd and tries it on Bety to prove it but she likes it. Archie continues to overuse slang and his mother starts to think he's sick.

* ''West Side Story'' specifically avoided using actual street slang to dodge this trope; by the time the play was through production and actually performed, it would have been hopelessly out of date.
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* ''West Side Story'' ''Theatre/WestSideStory'' specifically avoided using actual street slang to dodge this trope; by the time the play was through production and actually performed, it would have been hopelessly out of date.

* ''MyDadTheRockStar'': Quincy, BlackBestFriend of the male lead is a subversion since he tries to use street slang and appear hip hop but comes off as a clear poser. To further the subversion, his family is latter shown to be a straight-laced, white collar family.
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* ''MyDadTheRockStar'': ''WesternAnimation/MyDadTheRockStar'': Quincy, BlackBestFriend of the male lead is a subversion since he tries to use street slang and appear hip hop but comes off as a clear poser. To further the subversion, his family is latter shown to be a straight-laced, white collar family.
4th Dec '15 9:19:59 PM FF32
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* Anytime Creator/JackChick tries to relate to a black audience, it turns out like this. It's like the man learned all he knows about black people from watching GoodTimes.
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* Anytime Creator/JackChick [[ComicBook/ChickTracts Jack Chick]] tries to relate to a black audience, it turns out like this. It's like the man learned all he knows about black people from watching GoodTimes.
26th Nov '15 4:03:36 PM nombretomado
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* ''SamuraiChamploo'' had one; [[AnachronismStew he rapped]] [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext into his sword hilt]].
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* ''SamuraiChamploo'' ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' had one; [[AnachronismStew he rapped]] [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext into his sword hilt]].
10th Nov '15 8:44:27 AM otemple700
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* In ''HighSchoolDxD'', Koneko talks like this in the dub. [[JustifiedTrope It makes sense]] if you recall that [[HiddenDepths she likes hip hop music]].
9th Nov '15 8:38:31 PM MSTOP
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** However, Dr. Dice switches to formal English after Mr. White questions his credentials, which he [[BerserkButton does not take kindly to]].
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** However, Dr. Dice [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness switches to formal English English]] after Mr. White questions his credentials, tries to discredit him, which he [[BerserkButton does not take kindly to]].
23rd Sep '15 3:17:00 PM FF32
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* Used by [[LukeCageHeroForHire Luke Cage]] [[CaptainErsatz parody]] Buck Wild in DwayneMcDuffie's ''ComicBook/{{Icon}}'', with phrases such as "Sweet Easter!" and "Aunt Jemima's do rag!". It turns out this is because he suffered brain damage back in the '70s. DwayneMcDuffie was actually noted for his intense dislike of the Luke Cage character due to it's perpetuation of the "urban" stereotype.
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* Used by [[LukeCageHeroForHire [[ComicBook/LukeCageHeroForHire Luke Cage]] [[CaptainErsatz parody]] Buck Wild in DwayneMcDuffie's ''ComicBook/{{Icon}}'', with phrases such as "Sweet Easter!" and "Aunt Jemima's do rag!". It turns out this is because he suffered brain damage back in the '70s. DwayneMcDuffie was actually noted for his intense dislike of the Luke Cage character due to it's perpetuation of the "urban" stereotype.
23rd Sep '15 3:01:45 PM FF32
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* Marvel's [[LukeCageHeroForHire Luke "Sweet Christmas!" Cage]]. Then again, Cage [[RetCon uses strange expletives like that because he promised his grandmother he wouldn't swear]].
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* Marvel's [[LukeCageHeroForHire [[ComicBook/LukeCageHeroForHire Luke "Sweet Christmas!" Cage]]. Then again, Cage [[RetCon uses strange expletives like that because he promised his grandmother he wouldn't swear]].
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