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7th May '18 5:16:04 AM jormis29
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* Kathy Mattea's "Clown in Your Rodeo" completely derails its rodeo metaphors in the second verse:

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* Kathy Mattea's Music/KathyMattea's "Clown in Your Rodeo" completely derails its rodeo metaphors in the second verse:
5th May '18 1:02:02 PM mrfeek
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* In Music/RandyNewman's "The World Isn't Fair," he opines that "If Marx were living today/He'd be rolling around in his grave."
3rd Apr '18 2:16:58 AM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12854254/1/Plastic-Love Plastic Love]]'' Harry is invited to a Veela ball due to his status as a potential mate. Hermione tries to talk him into going despite his total lack of interest.
-->'''Hermione:''' It's the principle of the thing. I know it's not your scene; I know you'll probably hate the whole thing, but that's no reason to burn bridges that could one day come back to bite you.



** Let's just say it's about as funny as a screen door on a battleship.
18th Feb '18 5:21:25 PM Sniccups
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* Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} has many examples, the most self aware would be: "So many irons in the fire. Such a tangled web. It is a web full of flaming irons and mixed metaphors."

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* Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} has many examples, but the most self aware would be: be the incredible quote: "So many irons in the fire. Such a tangled web. It is a web full of flaming irons and mixed metaphors."
7th Jan '18 8:08:46 PM Psychadelico
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* About the only way to describe [[Franchise/SlyCooper Dimitri's]] speech habits. Although at times its hard to tell what the original metaphors were, they're so badly mangled. "I'm sure two cats in a bag like us can work something out... What is this with clocks, bro? Have you no vision? Are you hearing what I beam to you? You think you have juice? Don't show me a little mind when talking about such big things. You think you can swing the bat? Show your bling and let me shine you!"
21st Dec '17 7:56:54 PM LadyJafaria
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** "The leopard never changes his shorts" (supposed to be "spots") started with Nanny Ogg, but [[StrangeMindsThinkAlike others started saying it]] even if they'd never met her, including Glenda in ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals''.
20th Dec '17 4:39:24 PM TheTropper
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* In ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', from "Kevin Party":
-->'''Steven:''' Nice [[TalkAboutTheWeather weather]] you're wearing.\\
'''Connie:''' Uh... I got your texts.



* WesternAnimation/{{Chalkzone}}

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* WesternAnimation/{{Chalkzone}}''WesternAnimation/{{Chalkzone}}'':
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.
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