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10th Dec '17 10:28:06 PM Dipnoi
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* From ''Podcast/FatFrenchAndFabulous'': "Cool your tits."
3rd Nov '17 6:33:47 AM xoriak
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--> Combining this trope with DoubleEntendre: ""It's everything I've been wadding up in the sad chamber of my heart, and now I'm shooting that wad. Thirty-five millimeter.""

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--> Combining **Combining this trope with DoubleEntendre: ""It's DoubleEntendre:
--> '''Abe:''' It's
everything I've been wadding up in the sad chamber of my heart, and now I'm shooting that wad. Thirty-five millimeter.""



--> '''Abe:''' But you took that paddle and smacked me in the face, and I wear my heart on my sleeve, so when I wiped my face, I got heart all over it."

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--> '''Abe:''' But you took that paddle and smacked me in the face, and I wear my heart on my sleeve, so when I wiped my face, I got heart all over it."



-->'''Dan''': [The dentist]'s a long term strategist! He's playing fourth-dimensional chess, and we're his ball of string!\\
'''Chris''': I think you're mixing up games.\\
'''Dan''': Go fish! I'm in horrible pain!

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-->'''Dan''': -->'''Dan:''' [The dentist]'s a long term strategist! He's playing fourth-dimensional chess, and we're his ball of string!\\
'''Chris''': '''Chris:''' I think you're mixing up games.\\
'''Dan''': '''Dan:''' Go fish! I'm in horrible pain!
7th Oct '17 11:05:14 PM JonnyB
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* Rick in WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty does this a lot.

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* Rick in WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' does this a lot.
7th Oct '17 11:04:37 PM JonnyB
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* Rick in WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty does this a lot.
-->"Don't jump a gift shark in the mouth, Beth."
2nd Aug '17 11:51:16 AM JMQwilleran
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* It is becoming common for some to deliberately use the mixed metaphor "Not the sharpest candle in the deck" to describe low intelligence, a combination of three other common metaphors. "A few sandwiches short of a jumper" is another example.

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* It is becoming common for some to deliberately use the mixed metaphor "Not the sharpest candle in the deck" to describe low intelligence, a combination of three other common metaphors. "A few sandwiches short of a jumper" is another example. There's also "it's not rocket surgery," a portmanteau of "rocket science" and "brain surgery."
12th Jul '17 8:41:20 PM karstovich2
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-->-- Sports columnist '''Jerry Izenberg''' in the ''New Jersey Star Ledger'', as quoted in the Literature/LyttleLyttonContest of 2007

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-->-- Sports columnist '''Jerry Izenberg''' in the ''New Jersey Star Ledger'', ''The Star-Ledger'' (of Newark, New Jersey), as quoted in the Literature/LyttleLyttonContest of 2007



* In Stephen Pinker's book ''The Better Angels of Our Nature'', the author notes that the European colonization-era condemnation of the "savagery" of Native American warfare "looks like a black pot in a glass house casting the first stone".

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* In Stephen Pinker's his book ''The Better Angels of Our Nature'', the author notes Stephen Pinker uses this trope intentionally when he comments that the European colonization-era condemnation of the "savagery" of Native American warfare "looks like a black pot in a glass house casting the first stone".
9th Jul '17 7:12:12 PM JMQwilleran
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* In ''Film/TheTrumanShow'', Truman locks the car with Meryl in it and says they should go to Fiji right now. "Let's go right now. Early bird gathers no moss. Rolling stone catches the worm, right?"
22nd Apr '17 9:17:36 PM ClockClockClock
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* WesternAnimation/{{Chalkzone}}
-->'''Rudy:''' Don't be such a wet party blanket.
-->'''Penny:''' Do you mean party pooper or wet blanket?
-->'''Rudy:''' Both.
27th Feb '17 8:41:13 PM NarratioResumetur
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* ''Literature/HelpMyStoryHasTheMarySueDisease'' has three overarching metaphors - Mary-Sues as a disease in a story, Good and Bad Eggs for character quality, and Suspension of Disbelief as architecture. These get ...interesting when combined.
2nd Oct '16 11:44:40 PM MHarrington
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** Interestingly, early on in the film's production, it was intended that this be Jiminy's main shtick. For example, he describes Honest John the Fox and Gideon the Cat as "a couple of ill winds in cheap clothing". In the final film, only the above line is spoken, and in its context, he says it in a state of anger and frustration.
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