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13th Jul '16 5:44:45 AM Seanette
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* The Librarian from ''Literature/Discworld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.

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* The Librarian from ''Literature/Discworld'', ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.
13th Jul '16 5:44:21 AM Seanette
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* The Librarian from ''{{Literature}}/Discwrld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.

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* The Librarian from ''{{Literature}}/Discwrld'', ''Literature/Discworld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.
13th Jul '16 5:43:48 AM Seanette
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** The jive passenger is black, as you'd expect. The translator? A grandma.

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** The jive passenger is black, as you'd expect. The translator? A grandma.white grandma, played by Barbara Billingsley, aka the mother on ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver''.



* The Librarian from ''{{Literature}}/DiscWorld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.

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* The Librarian from ''{{Literature}}/DiscWorld'', ''{{Literature}}/Discwrld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.
22nd Jun '16 10:19:48 AM Beldarius
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* ''GoldenSunTheAbridgedSeries'': When Isaac and his gang finally reach Kolima, Ivan demonstrates an ability to speak tree. Garet's understandably sceptical... until the tree actually ''answers him''.
** Ivan: Knock knock knock knockety... knock.\\
Garet: Ivan, a tree doesn't-\\
Tree: *knocking sounds*
7th May '16 11:30:50 PM nombretomado
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* In ''HappyDays'', Richie has an unexpectedly rough first day at work and he is so tired coming home that he can't speak coherently. Fortunately, Fonzie is fluent in Tired and provides translations.

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* In ''HappyDays'', ''Series/HappyDays'', Richie has an unexpectedly rough first day at work and he is so tired coming home that he can't speak coherently. Fortunately, Fonzie is fluent in Tired and provides translations.
26th Apr '16 4:12:26 PM TVRulezAgain
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* In ''{{Zoey 101}}'', Quinn, the MadScientist [=CloudcuckooLander=], is very concerned about her pet alpaca, Otis, whom she left back home. Zoey arranges for Otis to come to school. Quinn makes alpaca noises at Otis, and Otis makes the noises back. Nicole says, "Quinn speaks alpaca?" Zoey's response: "Are you surprised?" (We later see Quinn and the animal playing chess.)

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* In ''{{Zoey ''Series/{{Zoey 101}}'', Quinn, the MadScientist [=CloudcuckooLander=], is very concerned about her pet alpaca, Otis, whom she left back home. Zoey arranges for Otis to come to school. Quinn makes alpaca noises at Otis, and Otis makes the noises back. Nicole says, "Quinn speaks alpaca?" Zoey's response: "Are you surprised?" (We later see Quinn and the animal playing chess.)
16th Jan '16 7:48:20 PM FordPrefect
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** The jive passenger, is of course black. The translator? A grandma.

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** The jive passenger, passenger is of course black.black, as you'd expect. The translator? A grandma.
16th Jan '16 7:47:44 PM FordPrefect
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SisterTrope to SuddenlyBilingual, which involves sudden fluency in an actual language. When a character has speaking to animal as a StockSuperPower see SpeaksFluentAnimal

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SisterTrope to SuddenlyBilingual, which involves sudden fluency in an actual language. When a character has speaking to animal animals as a StockSuperPower see SpeaksFluentAnimal
StockSuperPower, that's SpeaksFluentAnimal.
13th Jan '16 10:22:54 AM MitchellTF
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** The jive passenger, is of course black. The translator? A grandma.



* The Librarian from ''{{Literature}}/DiscWorld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension.

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* The Librarian from ''{{Literature}}/DiscWorld'', who is an orangutan, only ever says "ook" and occasionally "eek". This ''should'' be incomprehensible, but some characters perfectly understand what he's saying. As time passes, more and more characters develop this comprehension.comprehension, generally depending on how long they've known the Librarian.
9th Sep '15 1:31:29 PM StFan
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* ''Series/{{Community}}'': In the episode ''TabletopGame/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' (the role-playing game episode) Abed, as Dungeon Master, speaks in the voice of NPC Kyle the Gnome. He only speaks Gnome, and Britta discovers from her CharacterSheet she's the only who can understand him, and must ask him the necessary question about acquiring a Pegasus - which she doesn't because she gets sidetracked by gnomish civil rights. [[LampshadedTrope Lampshaded]] and [[ParodiedTrope parodied]] when Abed as the Goblin recognises the word "Pegasus" in the players' conversation - "A word I understand in ''all'' languages".

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* ''Series/{{Community}}'': In the episode ''TabletopGame/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' "TabletopGame/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons" (the role-playing game episode) Abed, as Dungeon Master, speaks in the voice of NPC Kyle the Gnome. He only speaks Gnome, and Britta discovers from her CharacterSheet she's the only who can understand him, and must ask him the necessary question about acquiring a Pegasus - -- which she doesn't because she gets sidetracked by gnomish civil rights. [[LampshadedTrope Lampshaded]] and [[ParodiedTrope parodied]] when Abed as the Goblin recognises recognizes the word "Pegasus" in the players' conversation - -- "A word I understand in ''all'' languages".
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