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10th Jul '16 5:50:34 PM eroock
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* Played for laughs in ''Website/CollegeHumor'''s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4vf8N6GpdM parody]] of ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'':
-->'''Perrier [=LaPadite=]:''' I swear I do not know where Mademoiselle Dreyfus was at!\\
'''Col. Hans Landa:''' Did you just end a sentence with a preposition?\\
'''Perrier [=LaPadite=]:''' ...Forgive me, Colonel.
10th Jul '16 5:40:11 PM eroock
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-->--[[AuthorsOfQuote Attributed]] to '''UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill''', on being criticized for this.

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-->--[[AuthorsOfQuote -->-- [[AuthorsOfQuote Attributed]] to '''UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill''', on being criticized for this.
9th Jun '16 8:05:04 PM bwburke94
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* (Anecdotal story, possibly untrue - therefore "in universe") When British Prime Minister was criticized for making this supposed grammatical mistake, he replied "This is a piece of insolence up with which I will not put!"
19th Apr '16 5:23:11 PM WillKeaton
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* This is what sparks the {{hilarity|Ensues}} in the ''WebVideo/HitlerRants'' video "[[GrammarNazi Downfall of Grammar]]".

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* This is what sparks the {{hilarity|Ensues}} in the ''WebVideo/HitlerRants'' video "[[GrammarNazi Downfall of Grammar]]".
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtheadDoAmerica'', Agent Flemming [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4XCZfkGF8k admonishes a fellow ATF agent for doing this]]. That agent then ties his sentences in knots trying to get around this.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtheadDoAmerica'', Agent Flemming [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4XCZfkGF8k admonishes a fellow ATF agent for doing this]]. this.]] That agent then ties his sentences in knots trying to get around this.
19th Apr '16 5:21:42 PM WillKeaton
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A preposition, a specific type of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preposition_and_postposition adposition]], is a word describing a relationship between two nouns. These include words such as "on", "to", "beneath", "before", etc.

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A preposition, a specific type of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preposition_and_postposition adposition]], adposition,]] is a word describing a relationship between two nouns. These include words such as "on", "to", "beneath", "before", etc.
12th Mar '16 2:49:47 AM gravious
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* Shows up in this ''Webcomic/PerryBibleFellowship'' [[http://pbfcomics.com/99/ strip.]]
18th Feb '16 3:46:47 PM ironballs16
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtheadDoAmerica'', Agent Flemming admonishes a fellow ATF agent for doing this. That agent then ties his sentences in knots trying to get around this.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtheadDoAmerica'', Agent Flemming [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4XCZfkGF8k admonishes a fellow ATF agent for doing this.this]]. That agent then ties his sentences in knots trying to get around this.
27th Oct '15 6:57:30 PM AndyLA
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The story of a working class freshman on his first day at (insert prestigious university of choice)who asks "Can you please tell me where the bathroom is at?" and is publicly humiliated for being so crass as to end a sentence with a proposition, and told to rephrase his question without breaking this rule. To which he replies "OK. Can you please tell me where the bathroom is at, asshole?"

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* The story of a working class freshman on his first day at (insert prestigious university of choice)who asks "Can you please tell me where the bathroom is at?" and is publicly humiliated for being so crass as to end a sentence with a proposition, and told to rephrase his question without breaking this rule. To which he replies "OK. Can you please tell me where the bathroom is at, asshole?"
26th Oct '15 8:27:35 AM sylvae
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26th Oct '15 8:26:34 AM sylvae
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The story of a working class freshman on his first day at (insert prestigious university of choice)who asks "Can you please tell me where the bathroom is at?" and is publicly humiliated for being so crass as to end a sentence with a proposition, and told to rephrase his question without breaking this rule. To which he replies "OK. Can you please tell me where the bathroom is at, asshole?"
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