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19th Apr '16 11:53:03 AM erforce
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* In ''Film/TheHangover'', Alan refers to his man purse as a satchel. ("IndianaJones has one!")

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* In ''Film/TheHangover'', Alan refers to his man purse as a satchel. ("IndianaJones ("Franchise/IndianaJones has one!")
24th Feb '16 9:47:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ClerksII'' One character insists that something is not bestiality porn, it's "inter-species erotica"

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* ''ClerksII'' ''Film/ClerksII'' One character insists that something is not bestiality porn, it's "inter-species erotica"
20th Feb '16 4:46:24 PM eroock
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14th Feb '16 11:15:41 PM JMQwilleran
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** In another episode, Kramer tries to sell [[strike:bras]] bros to men with man-boobs.

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** In another episode, Kramer tries to sell [[strike:bras]] bros "bros" (bras) to men with man-boobs.
17th Jan '16 11:24:04 AM nombretomado
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** This is a doctor, by the way, who is even more annoying than Cox and is played by [[LawAndOrderSVU Detective Stabler]].

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** This is a doctor, by the way, who is even more annoying than Cox and is played by [[LawAndOrderSVU [[Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Detective Stabler]].
7th Jan '16 6:18:44 PM WillKeaton
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** The flag of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a black-gold-black tricolor. The NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers[[note]]Pirates from 1933-1939, when it was common for NFL teams to share names with their MLB counterparts[[/note]] have worn the colors since their inception[[note]]except for the two seasons during WorldWarII when they merged operations with the Eagles in 1943 and the Cardinals in 1944, and the merged teams wore those uniforms instead of the Steelers'[[/note]]; MLB's Pirates joined them in 1948, and the NHL's Penguins joined them in 1980[[note]]riding the coattails of the Pirates' and Steelers' championships[[/note]], much to the consternation of the Boston Bruins, who also wear black and gold. The Penguins defended their change by citing the NHL Pirates (1925-30), who wore the colors for their first three seasons, at a time when the Bruins wore brown.
*** And then the Penguins switched from yellow "gold" to a metallic "Vegas gold" in 2002[[note]]Vegas gold was first used on their alternate jersey introduced in 2000, but didn't replace the other gold as their official team color until 2002[[/note]].

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** The flag of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a black-gold-black tricolor. The NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers[[note]]Pirates from 1933-1939, when it was common for NFL teams to share names with their MLB counterparts[[/note]] have worn the colors since their inception[[note]]except inception;[[note]]except for the two seasons during WorldWarII when they merged operations with the Eagles in 1943 and the Cardinals in 1944, and the merged teams wore those uniforms instead of the Steelers'[[/note]]; Steelers'[[/note]] MLB's Pirates joined them in 1948, and the NHL's Penguins joined them in 1980[[note]]riding 1980,[[note]]riding the coattails of the Pirates' and Steelers' championships[[/note]], championships[[/note]] much to the consternation of the Boston Bruins, who also wear black and gold. The Penguins defended their change by citing the NHL Pirates (1925-30), who wore the colors for their first three seasons, at a time when the Bruins wore brown.
*** And then the Penguins switched from yellow "gold" to a metallic "Vegas gold" in 2002[[note]]Vegas 2002.[[note]]Vegas gold was first used on their alternate jersey introduced in 2000, but didn't replace the other gold as their official team color until 2002[[/note]].2002.[[/note]]
7th Jan '16 6:17:43 PM WillKeaton
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** The matter needed to be decided so in 2003 the court of international trade [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toy_Biz_v._United_States defined action figures as "nonhuman creatures"]]. Which says nothing of their construction materials or intended demographic which usually defines which term is used.

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** The matter needed to be decided so in 2003 the court of international trade [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toy_Biz_v._United_States defined action figures as "nonhuman creatures"]]. creatures."]] Which says nothing of their construction materials or intended demographic which usually defines which term is used.
7th Jan '16 6:17:16 PM WillKeaton
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* Hot Topic peddled a denim skirt to teenage male {{emo}} kids as a "one-legged pant." It's still listed at [[http://www.hottopic.com/hottopic/store/product.jsp?FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302028382&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442165228&bmUID=1190984678217 the web site]], but may or may not be sold anymore.

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* Hot Topic peddled a denim skirt to teenage male {{emo}} kids as a "one-legged pant." It's still listed at [[http://www.hottopic.com/hottopic/store/product.jsp?FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302028382&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442165228&bmUID=1190984678217 the web site]], site,]] but may or may not be sold anymore.



** This kind of thing is more properly called a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retronym retronym]].

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** This kind of thing is more properly called a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retronym retronym]].retronym.]]
7th Jan '16 6:16:42 PM WillKeaton
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** Assuming most kids were in science class this is [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROYGBIV accurate]].

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** Assuming most kids were in science class this is [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ROYGBIV accurate]].accurate.]]
4th Jan '16 9:48:07 AM JMQwilleran
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* On ''Series/CutthroatKitchen'', sometimes, if the chefs are sabotaged to the point where they couldn't quite make the dish described, they may try using a fancy term to describe it, such as a "deconstructed omelet."
-->'''Judge''': Let's call them what they are, your scrambled eggs.
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