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16th Sep '16 2:02:31 AM PaulA
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* ''The Three Coffins'' aka ''The Hollow Man'' by Creator/JohnDicksonCarr.

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* ''The Three Coffins'' aka ''The Hollow Man'' Man'', a Literature/DrGideonFell novel by Creator/JohnDicksonCarr.



--> "Some of us are so sharp, we could just ''cut'' ourselves."

--> Mr. Croup scratched his head of orange hair, theatrically. "Talking of the marquis, I wonder where he is. He's a bit late, isn't he, Mister Vandemar?"
-->"Very late indeed, Mister Croup. As late as he possibly could be."
-->Mr. Croup coughed sententiously and delivered his punch line. "Then from now on, we'll have to call him the late marquis de Carabas."

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--> **
--->
"Some of us are so sharp, we could just ''cut'' ourselves."

-->
"
**
--->
Mr. Croup scratched his head of orange hair, theatrically. "Talking of the marquis, I wonder where he is. He's a bit late, isn't he, Mister Vandemar?"
-->"Very
Vandemar?"\\
"Very
late indeed, Mister Croup. As late as he possibly could be."
-->Mr.
"\\
Mr.
Croup coughed sententiously and delivered his punch line. "Then from now on, we'll have to call him the late marquis de Carabas."
30th Aug '16 7:38:13 AM JoieDeCombat
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* Combined with BondOneLiner and lampshaded in ''Film/QuantumOfSolace''. When M asks about a {{mook}} named Slate who was about to kill Bond with a straightedge razor:
-->'''Bond'''[[note]]Tanner is the one on the phone talking with M[[/note]]: Slate was a dead end.
-->'''M''': [[GenreSavvy Dammit, he killed him!]]

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* Combined with BondOneLiner and lampshaded in ''Film/QuantumOfSolace''. When M asks about a {{mook}} named Slate who was about to kill Bond with a straightedge razor:
-->'''Bond'''[[note]]Tanner is the one
Tanner, on the phone talking with M[[/note]]: Bond, to inquire about the hit man he'd been investigating as a lead:
-->'''Tanner''': He says
Slate was a dead end.
-->'''M''':
end.\\
'''M''':
[[GenreSavvy Dammit, he killed him!]]
30th Aug '16 7:32:05 AM JoieDeCombat
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* Played straight in ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'', when the head of a prominent crime family tells his notoriously AxCrazy nephew to go "have a word with" some business associates. The nephew makes absolutely sure that his uncle means what he thinks he means.
--> '''Mr. Russo:''' "Go to the Van Dyke auto plant, Ladd. But just...have a word or two with 'em, okay?"

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* Played straight Lampshaded nearly to the point of subversion in ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'', when ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'': Placido Russo, the head of a prominent crime family family, tells his notoriously AxCrazy nephew Ladd to go "have a word with" some business associates. The nephew makes absolutely sure Ladd insists on making ''absolutely sure'' that his uncle means what he thinks he means.
means, despite Placido's best efforts to keep it implied.
--> '''Mr. Russo:''' '''Placido:''' "Go to the Van Dyke auto plant, Ladd. But just...have a word or two with 'em, okay?"



-->'''Mr. Russo''': "I'm just sayin', go and have a word with 'em."

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-->'''Mr. Russo''': -->'''Placido''': "I'm just sayin', go and have a word with 'em."



-->'''Mr. Russo''': "...I haven't said anything except for you to ''go have a little word with 'em.''.

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-->'''Mr. Russo''': -->'''Placido''': "...I haven't said anything except for you to ''go have a little word with 'em.''.
9th Aug '16 10:43:04 PM LinusEitname
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** And then from the third movie, after Bender messes around with the Donbot's wife:
-->'''Donbot''': I want you to take care of him.
-->'''Clamps''': You mean "take care of him", or, ''"take care of him"''?
-->'''Donbot''': ''(with no change in inflection)'' Take care of him.
21st Jun '16 2:56:03 PM dclark
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* In Season 2 of ''Series/AgentsOfShield'', a boss at a HYDRA-run company asks a new hire what convinced him to take the job. The hire mentions the usual things (work he enjoys, money, etc.) as well as the "incentives program". [[spoiler:Said "program" being a family member or two locked away in a HYDRA cell.]]
3rd May '16 10:33:36 AM valozzy
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25th Mar '16 8:47:02 PM Eddy1215
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-->'''Bond'''[[note]Tanner is the one on the phone talking with M [[/note]]: Slate was a dead end.

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-->'''Bond'''[[note]Tanner -->'''Bond'''[[note]]Tanner is the one on the phone talking with M [[/note]]: M[[/note]]: Slate was a dead end.
21st Mar '16 1:12:40 PM FlashSteps
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-->'''Bond'''[[note]]Strawberry Fields is the one on the phone talking with M [[/note]]: Slate was a dead end.

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-->'''Bond'''[[note]]Strawberry Fields -->'''Bond'''[[note]Tanner is the one on the phone talking with M [[/note]]: Slate was a dead end.
7th Mar '16 7:47:35 PM AwSamWeston
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* Creator/{{Fictosophy}}: "Translating Minnesota Nice" is this trope embodied. The sinister aspect is hidden beneath layers of Minnesota accent.
28th Dec '15 6:23:49 PM poi99
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* ''Film/MichaelClayton'' has Creator/TildaSwinton character contract "Professional Cleaners". When she asks them to kill [[spoiler:Arthur]], the dialog is so vague (and the implication of murder so serious) the assassin actually breaks down and flat out asks her to be clear on whether she's asking him to kill [[spoiler:Arthur]] or not.
** "Is that 'OK' you understand or 'OK' proceed?"

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* ''Film/MichaelClayton'' has Creator/TildaSwinton character contract "Professional Cleaners". When she asks them Cleaners" to kill [[spoiler:Arthur]], [[spoiler:kill Arthur]], and the dialog is so vague (and the implication of murder so serious) the assassin actually breaks down and flat out asks her to be clear on whether she's asking him to kill [[spoiler:Arthur]] or not.
** "Is that 'OK' you understand or 'OK' proceed?"
cleaner's dialogue absolutely swims with this.
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