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2nd Feb '17 8:32:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Undergrads}}'' had 'The Douggler'.

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* ''{{Undergrads}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Undergrads}}'' had 'The Douggler'.
28th Jan '17 12:25:45 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* El Cid (a Spanish term with an Arabic etymology) is almost always called El Cid or the Cid.
** Bonus Point: ''Cid'' comes from Arabic ''sayid'', which means a noble man: a Master. So El Cid means TheMaster.

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* El Cid (a Spanish term with an Arabic etymology) is almost always called El Cid or the Cid.
** Bonus Point: ''Cid'' comes from Arabic ''sayid'', which means a noble man: a Master. So El Cid means
Cid. It translates to TheMaster.
11th Jan '17 3:47:11 PM SimiOfDoom
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* In ''Literature/MalazanBookOfTheFallen'', when people refer to Errastas as an Elder God they usually speak of The Errant. The Korelri also know him as [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast The Great Deciever]].
9th Jan '17 5:52:38 PM Prinzenick
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* The [[TranslationTrainWreck hilariously bad mistranslation]] cum [[GagDub fandub]] of ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', known as ''JustForFun/BackstrokeOfTheWest'', possibly has ''the'' most triumphant example with Count Dooku, [[AdaptationalNameChange who was renamed in the translation]] to simply "The" (although Ratio Tile also addresses him as "Drop" once).
5th Jan '17 6:09:46 PM eroock
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-->--'''Phoebe''', ''Series/{{Friends}}''

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-->--'''Phoebe''', -->-- '''Phoebe''', ''Series/{{Friends}}''
4th Jan '17 12:51:34 PM megarockman
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** ''El'': masculine singular, as in El Cerrito ('the Little Hill') in the UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco Bay Area, El Camino Real ('the Royal Road') throughout UsefulNotes/{{California}}, and El Centro in southeastern California.

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** ''El'': masculine singular, as in El Cerrito ('the Little Hill') in the UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco Bay Area, El Camino Real ('the Royal Road') throughout UsefulNotes/{{California}}, and El Centro in southeastern California.California, El Paso ('the Pass') in Texas (although the pass in question is actually across the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez).
29th Dec '16 11:11:28 AM drwhom
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* One of the five boroughs of New York City, The Bronx (although to the United States Postal Service, it is "Bronx NY 104xx").

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* One of the five boroughs of New York City, The Bronx (although to the United States Postal Service, it is "Bronx NY 104xx").104xx," and the county of New York State with which it is coextensive is called Bronx County).
29th Dec '16 11:08:43 AM drwhom
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** A certain university is officially called The Johns Hopkins University, but no one, even students and faculty, uses the "The" except in mockery.



* One of the five boroughs of New York City, the Bronx.

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* One of the five boroughs of New York City, The Bronx (although to the Bronx.United States Postal Service, it is "Bronx NY 104xx").
29th Dec '16 7:54:17 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Series/TheOA'': The main character, previously called Nina and then Prairie, returns after a traumatic, seven-year disappearance calling herself "the OA." It's left a mystery through most of the series as to what "the OA" signifies.



** Decades later, we got The/Das, meaning almost the same. [[note]]("das"=German "the", neutrum case to be precise)[[/note]]

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** Decades later, we got * The/Das, meaning almost the same. [[note]]("das"=German "the", same, as "das" is the neutrum case to be precise)[[/note]]of "the."



* Relatedly, "A" Tribe Called Quest
** In the same vein, AFlockOfSeagulls.



* Similarly, Music/SoftMachine used to be The Soft Machine, during their early, more Psychedelic years. The "the" was dropped in their third album, by the time they had become a jazz-rock band.
** In interviews, members of the band sometimes refer to it just as "The Floyd". So do some fans.
* Before Music/StatusQuo switched from psychedelic rock to three power chords per song, they were The Status Quo.
** They are also sometimes referred to as "The Quo"

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* Similarly, Music/SoftMachine used to be The Soft Machine, during their early, more Psychedelic years. The "the" was dropped in their third album, by the time they had become a jazz-rock band.
**
band. In interviews, members of the band sometimes refer to it just as "The Floyd". So do some fans.
* Before Music/StatusQuo switched from psychedelic rock to three power chords per song, they were The Status Quo.
**
Quo. They are also sometimes referred to as "The Quo"
12th Dec '16 6:14:25 PM dmcreif
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* Bunk "[[ThirdPersonPerson The Bunk]]" Moreland from ''Series/TheWire''.

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* Bunk William "[[ThirdPersonPerson The Bunk]]" Moreland from ''Series/TheWire''.
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