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29th Sep '16 8:32:42 PM scootermark
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* DrewBarrymore has a great scene in ''Film/TheWeddingSinger'' where she's trying out her married name in front of a mirror and realizes she's about to become "Mrs. Julia Gulia".
18th Sep '16 6:01:49 PM PhysicalStamina
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* In the UsefulNotes/WashingtonDC area, there is a local slang term, "DMV", which is shorthand for... well, the Washington, D.C. area, and stands for "'''D'''.C., '''M'''aryland, [[note]]specifically the Montgomery and Prince George's Counties[[/note]] and '''V'''irginia. [[note]]specifically the Arlington and Fairfax Counties, plus Alexandria[[/note]] Nationwide, "DMV" conjures... [[ObstructiveBureaucrat less flattering imagery.]]
6th Sep '16 9:13:56 AM mistking666
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** Considering his original name was supposed to be Cos Dashit, well, Sheev isn't that bad.
3rd Sep '16 11:53:30 PM Phys101
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* The poor ice giant planet {{Uranus|IsShowing}}.
13th Aug '16 6:15:13 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/AAPessimal's ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' and ''{{Discworld}}'' crossover ''Fanfic/TheManyWorldsInterpretation'', a visiting Assassin from the Discworld encounters members of the Los Angeles Police Department called [[WestSideStory Krupke]], [[WesternAnimation/TopCat Dibble]] and [[Series/SledgeHammer Captain Trunk]]. Apparently there is also an Inspector Series/{{Columbo}} in the murder squad, and a mounted policeman called Officer [=McLeod=].

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* In Creator/AAPessimal's ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' and ''{{Discworld}}'' ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' crossover ''Fanfic/TheManyWorldsInterpretation'', a visiting Assassin from the Discworld encounters members of the Los Angeles Police Department called [[WestSideStory Krupke]], [[WesternAnimation/TopCat Dibble]] and [[Series/SledgeHammer Captain Trunk]]. Apparently there is also an Inspector Series/{{Columbo}} in the murder squad, and a mounted policeman called Officer [=McLeod=].
24th Jul '16 4:35:18 PM Ezclee4050
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-->''The appetite suppressant in Ayds is'' not ''a stimulant''.
2nd Jul '16 8:10:18 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''Meet The Hitlers'' is a documentary about people who happen to be have the surname "Hitler". Most of them faced bullying growing up due to their name.
17th Jun '16 4:34:04 AM erikvduyn
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* In the late 1970s and early 80s, The Campana Company had candy with appetite-suppressants in them. And they were called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxJDobrrOYA Ayds]]. It should come as no surprise that sales plummeted right around the time AIDS awareness was growing.
10th Jun '16 5:45:53 PM Yalsaris63
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* The eponymous car from ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang''. Seriously, who in their right mind decided to come up with a name that sounds something far more appropriate as a [[DoubleEntendre sexual innuendo slang]]? And this movie is considered to be a SpiritualSuccessor to ''Film/MaryPoppins'', another children's musical film.

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* The eponymous car from ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang''. Seriously, who in their right mind decided to come up with a name that sounds like something far more appropriate as a [[DoubleEntendre sexual innuendo slang]]? And this movie is considered to be a SpiritualSuccessor to ''Film/MaryPoppins'', another children's musical film.
9th Jun '16 3:36:20 PM Yalsaris63
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* The eponymous car from ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang''. Seriously, who in their right mind decided to come up with a name that sounds something far more appropriate as a [[DoubleEntendre sexual innuendo slang]]? And this movie is considered to be a SpiritualSuccessor to ''Film/MaryPoppins'', another children's musical film.
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