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8th Jan '17 8:33:50 AM chelonianmobile
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* Several words in ''TheEyeOfArgon''; the "scoszctic" cult intends to sacrifice a "nerelady" who speaks "bustily" in a secret chamber under a mausoleum full of "expugnisively carved" statues.
6th Jan '17 1:41:50 PM Premonition45
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** In another episode, Homer comments, "Sir, I am disgruntled! And up until this point I was relatively gruntled!" He makes a similar statement in one episode where he wonders to himself if anyone ever gets [[DistractedByTheShiny "tracted"]] Though like Michael Scott above, Homer is using [[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/gruntled gruntled]] in the correct context.
** Kent Brockman does a report about "tax avoision". When corrected by a member of the crew, he sticks to his guns: 'I don't say "evasion", I say ''"avoision"''.'
** Inverted in an episode with Tony Hawk. Tony says a long string of skateboarding terms, which Homer assumes he's making up.

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** In another episode, "On a Clear Day, I Can't See My Sister", Homer comments, "Sir, I am disgruntled! And up until this point I was relatively gruntled!" He makes a similar statement in one episode where he wonders to himself if anyone ever gets [[DistractedByTheShiny "tracted"]] Though like Michael Scott above, Homer is using [[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/gruntled gruntled]] in the correct context.
** In "Bart the Fink", Kent Brockman does a report about "tax avoision". When corrected by a member of the crew, he sticks to his guns: 'I don't say "evasion", I say ''"avoision"''.'
** Inverted in an the episode "Barting Over" with Tony Hawk. Tony says a long string of skateboarding terms, which Homer assumes he's making up.
20th Nov '16 5:35:49 AM tmantookie
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** And yet, there's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultimax_100 a gun named Ultimax 100]]. Turns out they ''didn't make it up.

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** And yet, there's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultimax_100 a gun named Ultimax 100]]. Turns out they ''didn't didn't make it up.
19th Oct '16 2:45:10 PM DarkHunter
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* Sans from ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' counts how many times [[spoiler:you've died to him on the No Mercy path]]. After the 3rd time he poses the question of what comes after "thrice". [[spoiler:Engage him in a rematch again]] and he tells you that [[spoiler:you've died to him]] "quice" in a row. He just uses "''x'' times in a row" afterwards.

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* Sans from ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' counts how many times [[spoiler:you've died to him on the No Mercy path]]. After the 3rd time he poses the question of what comes after "thrice"."thrice"[[note]]there are no more words of that sort after "thrice"[[/note]]. [[spoiler:Engage him in a rematch again]] and he tells you that [[spoiler:you've died to him]] "quice" in a row. He just uses "''x'' times in a row" afterwards.
16th Oct '16 9:19:24 PM Gimere
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A character quotes a seemingly made-up word that no one has ever heard of before then. This is usually a word the writer just made up, but is occasionally a real obscure, archaic, or obsolete word; for instance, 400 years before we had computers, we had ''email'', which is a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, and "unfriend", which meant exactly what it does today (just at the tavern rather than on Facebook).

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A character quotes a seemingly made-up word that no one has ever heard of before then. This is usually a word the writer just made up, but is occasionally a real obscure, archaic, or obsolete word; for instance, 400 years before we had computers, we had ''email'', which is a raised or embossed image pressed into metal, and "unfriend", which meant exactly what it does today (just at the tavern rather than on Facebook).
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* In ''Fanfic/{{Equestrylvania}}'', the [[AliceAllusion Chronomage]] tends to use his own words in place of plain English. Then again, he IS based on Lewis Carroll characters, so...

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* In ''Fanfic/{{Equestrylvania}}'', the [[AliceAllusion Chronomage]] tends to use his own words in place of plain English. Then again, he IS ''is'' based on Lewis Carroll characters, so...
15th Oct '16 9:15:37 AM benda
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*** A more accurate way of putting this will be "nowadays we don't have any written evidence of these words before Shakespeare". Some if not most of them could indeed exist before ol' William, just never written down.

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*** A more accurate way of putting this will be "nowadays we don't have any written evidence of these words before Shakespeare". Some if not most of them could indeed exist before ol' William, just never written down.down (or the relevant manuscripts didn't survive).
15th Oct '16 9:13:53 AM benda
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*** A more accurate way of putting this will be "nowadays we don't have any written evidence of these words before Shakespeare". Some if not most of them could indeed exist before ol' William, just never written down.
12th Oct '16 4:06:04 PM BreadBull
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* Shakespeare was also known for making up words, although a lot of them are adding prefixes, suffixes or compounding two words together. Still, he invented no less than 1700 words a lot of which are in very common use today.
** Some examples: Eyeball, addiction, bet, hint, lackluster, amazement, disheartened, ladybird, luggage, rant, obscene. All invented by Shakespeare.
11th Oct '16 11:18:19 AM MurlocAggroB
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' has an episode where [[spoiler:Lapis and Peridot]] have been making sculptures, but they describe what they did in really abstract terms, leading to this response.
-->'''Steven:''' Guys, that's art!
-->'''[[spoiler:Peridot]]:''' Art? That sounds ridiculous!
-->'''[[spoiler:Lapis]]:''' I've been calling it "meepmorp."
** They call the sculptures morps for the entire episode.
29th Aug '16 11:05:10 AM ArthurEld
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-->''''Maurice:''' You've probably convinced yourself you've seen aliens. You know why you think you see the things you do?\\

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-->''''Maurice:''' -->'''Maurice:''' You've probably convinced yourself you've seen aliens. You know why you think you see the things you do?\\
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