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24th May '16 6:25:28 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Happens in ''{{Voltron}}'' where Allura insults the evil Prince Lotor and [[CardCarryingVillain Lotor]] does feel insulted...but for the wrong reasons.

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* Happens in ''{{Voltron}}'' ''Anime/{{Voltron}}'' where Allura insults the evil Prince Lotor and [[CardCarryingVillain Lotor]] does feel insulted...but for the wrong reasons.
12th May '16 12:57:04 AM Kid
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* In ''Film/SpiderMan'', J. Jonah Jameson objects when Robbie accuses him of libel; it was clearly ''slander''.

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* In ''Film/SpiderMan'', J. Jonah Jameson objects when Robbie accuses him of libel; it was clearly ''slander''.
26th Apr '16 12:19:39 AM aye_amber
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* ''SaintsRowTheThird''. Phillipe Loren is not French, he is Belgian... and pushing this ends up becoming a BIG MISTAKE.
-->'''Boss:''' Ah damnit, I should have made a [[spoiler:Belgian Waffle]] joke...

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* ''SaintsRowTheThird''. ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird.'' Phillipe Loren is not French, he is Belgian... and And pushing this ends up becoming a BIG MISTAKE.
-->'''Boss:''' --> '''Boss:''' Ah damnit, I should have made a [[spoiler:Belgian [[spoiler: Belgian Waffle]] joke...

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joke...
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Comics]]
13th Apr '16 6:29:30 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooMysteryIncorporated'':
-->'''Villain:''' And I would have gotten away with it if it weren't for you interloping adolescents.
-->'''Fred:''' [[CallBack You mean "meddling kids".]]
13th Apr '16 6:02:42 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''Film/SpiderMan'', J. Jonah Jameson objects when Robbie accuses him of libel; it was clearly ''slander''.
6th Apr '16 12:55:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the film ''MurderByDeath'', Milo Perrier objects to being called a Frenchie. He's a BELGIE!

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* In the film ''MurderByDeath'', ''Film/MurderByDeath'', Milo Perrier objects to being called a Frenchie. He's a BELGIE!
19th Mar '16 11:07:21 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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'''Malcolm Tucker:''' How dare you! How dare you! Don't you ever, ever call me a bully... I'm so much worse than that.

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'''Malcolm Tucker:''' How dare you! How dare you! Don't you ever, ever call me a bully... I'm ''I'm so much worse than that.that!''
24th Nov '15 1:54:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''GranTorino'', this exchange occurs between Walt and Sue, a spunky teenaged member of the Hmong family who'd moved in next door, concerning an old stereotype about Asians eating dogs:

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* In ''GranTorino'', ''Film/GranTorino'', this exchange occurs between Walt and Sue, a spunky teenaged member of the Hmong family who'd moved in next door, concerning an old stereotype about Asians eating dogs:



* In ''{{Roxanne}},'' (a [[SettingUpdate setting-updated]] adaptation of CyranoDeBergerac) C.D. responds to a man calling him "Big Nose" with a LongList of ''26'' better insults he could have given.

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* In ''{{Roxanne}},'' ''Film/{{Roxanne}},'' (a [[SettingUpdate setting-updated]] adaptation of CyranoDeBergerac) C.D. responds to a man calling him "Big Nose" with a LongList of ''26'' better insults he could have given.



* In Creator/DavidEddings' ''[[TheElenium Domes of Fire]]'', Stragen takes the Styric Council to task for not being more proactive in the emerging crisis in Daresia. When one of the Councillors answers by calling him a bastard, he bears it no mind...because he literally is the illegitimate son of a nobleman. He then proceeds to point out he is also a swindler, murderer, and thief (since he is also the head of a thieves' guild): glibly implying that anything they could call him would not be insulting in the least.

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* In Creator/DavidEddings' ''[[TheElenium ''[[Literature/TheElenium Domes of Fire]]'', Stragen takes the Styric Council to task for not being more proactive in the emerging crisis in Daresia. When one of the Councillors answers by calling him a bastard, he bears it no mind...because he literally is the illegitimate son of a nobleman. He then proceeds to point out he is also a swindler, murderer, and thief (since he is also the head of a thieves' guild): glibly implying that anything they could call him would not be insulting in the least.
12th Nov '15 6:03:12 AM Aquila89
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* OlderThanTelevision: CyranoDeBergerac had a very large nose, which a bit character insulted by calling it "rather large." Cyrano's reaction was to tell him that "rather large" was an absolutely pathetic excuse for an insult and go on to tell him various better ways to insult him. The ''{{Wishbone}}'' version went with:

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* OlderThanTelevision: CyranoDeBergerac had a very large nose, which a bit character insulted by calling it "rather large." Cyrano's reaction was to tell him that it is, but "rather large" was an absolutely pathetic excuse for an insult and go on to tell him various better ways to insult him. The ''{{Wishbone}}'' version went with:
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