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30th May '16 5:59:37 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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A subtrope of PurpleProse; supertrope to a Literature/TomSwiftie; similar to DelusionsOfEloquence and AuthorVocabularyCalendar; often accompanies (or is accompanied by) SesquipedalianLoquaciousness. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with something said by someone named Bookism.

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A subtrope of PurpleProse; supertrope to a Literature/TomSwiftie; TomSwiftie; similar to DelusionsOfEloquence and AuthorVocabularyCalendar; often accompanies (or is accompanied by) SesquipedalianLoquaciousness. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with something said by someone named Bookism.



* The Literature/TomSwift books were notorious for this, leading to the invention of the Literature/TomSwifty.

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* The Literature/TomSwift books were notorious for this, leading to the invention of the Literature/TomSwifty.TomSwifty.
30th May '16 5:58:13 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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A subtrope of PurpleProse; supertrope to a TomSwiftie; similar to DelusionsOfEloquence and AuthorVocabularyCalendar; often accompanies (or is accompanied by) SesquipedalianLoquaciousness. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with something said by someone named Bookism.

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A subtrope of PurpleProse; supertrope to a TomSwiftie; Literature/TomSwiftie; similar to DelusionsOfEloquence and AuthorVocabularyCalendar; often accompanies (or is accompanied by) SesquipedalianLoquaciousness. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with something said by someone named Bookism.



* The TomSwift books were notorious for this, leading to the invention of the TomSwifty.

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* The TomSwift Literature/TomSwift books were notorious for this, leading to the invention of the TomSwifty.Literature/TomSwifty.
25th Mar '16 7:33:35 PM ErikModi
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* XSGCOM gets a lot of mileage out of "opined."

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* XSGCOM {{XSGCOM}} gets a lot of mileage out of "opined."
25th Mar '16 7:32:59 PM ErikModi
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* XSGCOM gets a lot of mileage out of "opined."
5th Mar '16 8:55:24 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* "Don't use this trope," ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel'' [[HypocriticalHumor advised repeatedly.]] However, they do counter Elmore Leonard's below-mentioned absolute rule against adverbs, saying that they can add nuance to dialog that won't come across from the what is said (the adverb ''coldly'', for instance, completely changes the meaning of a line like "I love you"), but they still strongly recommend that adverbs be used carefully and ''very'' sparingly on dialog tags.

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* "Don't use this trope," ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel'' [[HypocriticalHumor advised repeatedly.]] However, they do counter Elmore Leonard's below-mentioned absolute rule against adverbs, saying that they can add nuance to dialog that won't come across from the what is said (the adverb ''coldly'', for instance, completely changes the meaning of a line like "I love you"), but they still strongly recommend that adverbs be used carefully and ''very'' sparingly on dialog tags.
5th Mar '16 8:54:50 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* "Don't use this trope," ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel'' [[HypocriticalHumor advised repeatedly.]] However, they do counter Elmore Leonard's below-mentioned absolute rule against adverbs, saying that they can add nuance to dialog that won't come across from the what is said (the adverb ''coldly'', for instance, completely changes the meaning of a line like "I love you"), but they still strongly recommend that adverbs be used carefully and ''very'' sparingly.

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* "Don't use this trope," ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel'' [[HypocriticalHumor advised repeatedly.]] However, they do counter Elmore Leonard's below-mentioned absolute rule against adverbs, saying that they can add nuance to dialog that won't come across from the what is said (the adverb ''coldly'', for instance, completely changes the meaning of a line like "I love you"), but they still strongly recommend that adverbs be used carefully and ''very'' sparingly.sparingly on dialog tags.
5th Mar '16 8:54:06 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* "Don't use this trope," ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel'' [[HypocriticalHumor advised repeatedly.]]

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* "Don't use this trope," ''Literature/HowNotToWriteANovel'' [[HypocriticalHumor advised repeatedly.]]]] However, they do counter Elmore Leonard's below-mentioned absolute rule against adverbs, saying that they can add nuance to dialog that won't come across from the what is said (the adverb ''coldly'', for instance, completely changes the meaning of a line like "I love you"), but they still strongly recommend that adverbs be used carefully and ''very'' sparingly.
6th Feb '16 7:47:14 AM ironballs16
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* In ''Webcomic/FullFrontalNerdity'', Frank [[http://ffn.nodwick.com/?p=1081 stumbles across a]] FlameWar over this topic while trying to write a novel.
27th Jan '16 9:49:37 AM Andyroid
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* In ''Literature/ThePhantomTollbooth'', the members of King Azaz's cabinet talk like this all the time.

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* In ''Literature/ThePhantomTollbooth'', the members of King Azaz's cabinet (the Minister of Meaning, the Duke of Definition, The Earl of Essence, the Count of Countenance, and the Undersecretary of Understanding) talk like this all the time.time, to demonstrate how wasteful they are with words.
9th Jan '16 3:29:43 PM Kakai
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* Some ''Literature/HorusHeresy'' authors do this at times, leading to quite a jarring effect in longer conversations. An example from ''Deathfire'', which is positively filled up with those:
-->"Did you see that?" asked Venator.\\
"A half-naked legionary," Finius concurred.\\
"Inviglio's survivor?" suggested Corvun.\\
"Sprinting for the bridge," added Lenator.
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