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2nd Sep '17 11:08:23 PM MadCormorant
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* There's a sort of poetic justice in the U.S. Supreme Court case striking down laws prohibiting interracial marriage being titled ''Loving'' v. Virginia.

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* There's a sort of poetic justice in the U.S. Supreme Court case striking down laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the country being titled ''Loving'' v. Virginia.
2nd Sep '17 11:08:07 PM MadCormorant
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* There's a sort of poetic justice in the U.S. Supreme Court case striking down laws prohibiting interracial marriage being titled ''Loving'' v. Virginia.
26th Aug '17 8:42:19 PM MasterofGalaxies4628
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* It's weirdly poetic and funny that the guy responsible for the biggest {{Ponzi}} scheme of all time is named Bernie ''Madoff''.
21st Aug '17 12:57:12 PM DustSnitch
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* ''Art/MarriageALaMode'':
** The old Earl of ''Squander''field has done exactly that with his family fortune. Even before he dies, his son and daughter-in-law are living up to the family name with chronic financial irresponsibility; the Viscount gambles and spends money on women, while the Viscountess buys a wide assortment of truly ugly ornaments.
** The lawyer drawing up the paperwork for the marriage who has a long-term affair with the bride is seen in ''The Marriage Settlement'' whispering into her ear, his words evidently having a powerful enough effect to attract and keep her attention until their deaths. Silvertongue by name, silver tongue by nature.
** The French barber-surgeon whom the Viscount visits in ''The Inspection'' is identified on the documents next to the mechanical contraptions he has invented as Monsieur de la Pillule, which approximately translates as "Mr. Pill". Aptly, he is treating the Viscount and one or both of the ladies for syphilis with mercury pills (the standard treatment for the disease in the 18th century).
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6th Aug '17 5:06:24 PM ectostar
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->'''Alexandria:''' This "Odious" -- he bad man?\\
'''Roy:''' Oh yeah.

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->'''Alexandria:''' ->'''Alexandria''': This "Odious" -- he bad man?\\
'''Roy:''' '''Roy''': Oh yeah.
1st Aug '17 12:55:19 PM Prometheus117
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*** Pridak: not to sharks, but a [[{{Pride}} prideful]] warlord [[SatanicArchetype who was damned for letting it consume him]]
12th Jul '17 7:49:24 PM Gideoncrawle
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* ''{{Garfield}}'': In a very early strip, Odie had an "accident" inside the house and is punished by Lyman. Garfield snarks that they should have called him "Spot" instead. ([[MythologyGag That was going to be the name of Odie]], but it was changed due to there being a dog called that in the comic strip ''Boner's Ark''.)

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In a very early strip, Odie had an "accident" inside the house and is punished by Lyman. Garfield snarks that they should have called him "Spot" instead. ([[MythologyGag That was going to be the name of Odie]], but it was changed due to there being a dog called that in the comic strip ''Boner's Ark''.)


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* ''ComicStrip/TheWizardOfId'' has Bung, an almost perpetually drunk court jester who is named for a wine cask's stopper.
25th May '17 11:26:48 PM Az_Tech341
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* In some cultures, it's common for names to change to reflect achievements or personality. In cultures were names are fixed, they are often considered to be prophetic in some way.
25th Apr '17 2:11:39 AM Mysterics
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*In some cultures, it's common for names to change to reflect achievements or personality. In cultures were names are fixed, they are often considered to be prophetic in some way.


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21st Apr '17 12:34:40 PM GlassRain
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* ''Webcomic/AngelMoxie'':
** Alex, Riley, and Tristan all have gender neutral/masculine name. [[spoiler:They are three (girl) incarnates of three boy heroes.]]
** Miya's last name "Gato", which is Spanish for "cat". She takes the form of a feline on earth to mentor the girls. Her first name too: "Miya" when spoken sounds like "meow" and "neko" is Japanese for "cat."
** Shugari's name sounds a lot like "''sugary''". The name she uses while posing as a student is Candi Shugari.
** Grant Kyokasho spends his time on Earth disguised as a teacher. His surname is Japanese for "textbook".
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