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19th Jun '18 11:57:08 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* Creator/ColumbiaPictures' former record label was called Colpix ('''Col'''umbia '''Pic'''tures). It was later replaced by Colgems ('''Col'''umbia and Screen '''Gems''', their television division).

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* Creator/ColumbiaPictures' former record label was called Colpix ('''Col'''umbia '''Pic'''tures). '''Pic'''tures) because the obvious choice was [[Creator/ColumbiaRecords already taken]]. It was later replaced by Colgems ('''Col'''umbia and Screen '''Gems''', their [[Creator/ScreenGems television division).division]]).
15th Jun '18 11:23:50 AM Myuphrid
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* [[RunningGag Practically ubiquitous]] in WebVideo/ThewsAwesomeTransformersReviews. Thew will spontaneously coin one pretty much any time he says any remotely compatible pair of words, with varying degrees of [[LampshadeHanging lampshading]] depending on how bad the pun is.
8th May '18 8:32:42 AM Chabal2
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* The laundry detergent brand Persil comes from a combination of two of its original ingredients, sodium '''per'''borate and sodium '''sil'''icate.

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* The laundry detergent brand Persil comes from a combination of two of its original ingredients, sodium '''per'''borate and sodium '''sil'''icate. It's sold under a different name in France, where persil is the word for parsley.
7th May '18 2:39:53 PM sheika
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Incidentally, the original French word "portemanteau" is a portmanteau. "Porte" means carries and "manteau" means coat, so a portemanteau is something that carries your coat. In modern French the word means coat hanger instead of a type of suitcase, and the literary equivalent is called a "mot-valise", or "suitcase-word".

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Incidentally, the original French word "portemanteau" [[SelfDemonstratingArticle is a portmanteau.portmanteau]]. "Porte" means carries and "manteau" means coat, so a portemanteau is something that carries your coat. In modern French the word means coat hanger instead of a type of suitcase, and the literary equivalent is called a "mot-valise", or "suitcase-word".
4th May '18 6:06:45 AM TwilightLord
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* The ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' games have a cheap knockoff version of the famous Excalibur sword (first appearing in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'') sometimes referred to as "Excalipoor" (Excalibur+Poor). Its original Japanese name is エクスカリパー (Ekusukaripā), which is basically "Excalipur" (エクスカリバー (Ekusukaribā) but with a p instead of a b).
4th May '18 5:57:17 AM TwilightLord
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* The laundry detergent brand Persil comes from a combination of two of its original ingredients, sodium '''per'''borate and sodium '''sil'''icate.
13th Apr '18 8:36:17 AM LavonPapillon1
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[OurGnomesAreWeirder Gnomes]] + [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orcs]] = ...[[Franchise/SpyroTheDragon Gnorcs]]?]]
10th Apr '18 10:52:47 PM HeroGal2347
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[[folder:Music... um, I got nothin']]

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16th Mar '18 9:28:06 PM Kartoonkid95
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* Parufamet, which was a joint venture by '''Par'''amount Pictures and '''Met'''ro-Goldwyn-Mayer to finance and distribute films by German-based studio '''UFA'''.



8th Mar '18 9:34:02 PM nombretomado
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* T-Rex from ''WebComic/DinosaurComics'' creates the word "[[http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=2129 nostalgretz]]" as an English equivalent for the Portugese word "saudade".

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* T-Rex from ''WebComic/DinosaurComics'' ''Webcomic/DinosaurComics'' creates the word "[[http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=2129 nostalgretz]]" as an English equivalent for the Portugese word "saudade".



* WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment introduced the Internet to "destrucity", a word invented by the UltimateWarrior, which is the '''TRUC'''e between '''DEST'''iny and real'''ITY'''.

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* WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment introduced the Internet to "destrucity", a word invented by the UltimateWarrior, Wrestling/UltimateWarrior, which is the '''TRUC'''e between '''DEST'''iny and real'''ITY'''.
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