History WMG / AmeliaBedelia

5th May '17 10:52:33 AM DynamicGilt
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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]Baldrick]]]]

[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia has the same "gift of obedience" as in Ella Enchanted, which compels her to take instructions literally even when she knows the figurative meanings.]]
27th Apr '17 12:24:58 PM JMQwilleran
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** The book is also very popular with kids who have Asbergers for this very reason: they find her deliberate misinterpretation of figures of speech even more hysterical.

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** The book is also very popular with kids who have Asbergers Aspergers for this very reason: they find her deliberate misinterpretation of figures of speech even more hysterical.
** This theory has become even more widespread in [[http://www.kissmywonderwoman.com/2014/10/think-of-children-tuesday-amelia.html regards to]] the ''Young Amelia Bedelia'' titles.
17th Dec '16 12:26:56 PM NWolfman
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** The book is also very popular with kids who have Asbergers for this very reason: they find her deliberate misinterpretation of figures of speech even more hysterical.
24th Oct '16 2:02:12 PM Mikey34
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*[[https://theotherotter.com/2013/11/08/yes-its-true-i-had-an-affair-with-our-maid-amelia-bedelia/ A fanfic has]] explained why he wouldn't enjoy it even if he did.
10th Apr '15 5:52:50 PM fashionista
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* This makes a lot of sense, as the books are sometimes used to teach idioms to children with Asperger syndrome.
9th Dec '14 5:36:43 PM vifetoile
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** One could assume that most of the time she obeys instructions with perfect understanding, it's just that from time to time she sees fit to take revenge, for her own amusement (the ingredients and recipes for her amnesty-inducing treats are procured in advance.)
17th Oct '14 10:05:04 PM SantosLHalper
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* You mean to say Amelia Bedelia is a Time Lady?

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* You mean to say Amelia Bedelia is a Time Lady?Lady?

[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]
21st Jan '14 4:17:48 PM vifetoile
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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affair with [[Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affair with [[Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]]]
* You mean to say Amelia Bedelia is a Time Lady?
16th Mar '13 8:53:11 PM JMQwilleran
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*Seemingly {{Jossed}} by the ''Young Amelia Bedelia'' books, which clearly present her as an all-American girl.




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*An amusing idea, but again, if you accept the ''Young Amelia Bedelia'' books as canon, it's not so. She really does just take things literally.
30th Dec '12 7:14:26 PM Tuckerscreator
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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affiar with [[TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affiar affair with [[TheMagicSchoolBus [[Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]
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