The Tropers Guide to Clever Titles
A title of a story implies that the work is a manual or guide


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Usually a book trope, the title suggests some kind of guide or "How to." However, it is actually a title for a story. Not to be confused with a fictional manual, such as J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This is a trope where a story has the title of a manual.

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See also Never Trust a Title.

Needs a Better Title. This seems like one where someone wittier than me could come up with a very clever and amusing title.
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