* CrossesTheLineTwice: [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2009/06/03 "Neglectful parent joke! Ha Ha! * writes angry letter* "]]
* EnsembleDarkhorse: Tiffany has this spot decidedly locked down.
** Although Yvette, the shy grey cat who appears every now and then is also becoming popular.
** And now so is Ursula.
* IronWoobie: Jacob fits this to a T, and knows it.
* MemeticMutation: TwoWords: "[[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2010/08/05 Mood Ears]]."
** More specifically, after someone mentioned in a comment on that strip that Autumn's ears change with her expressions, one person replied that "she has mood ears." Since then, the phrase has been in the comments of nearly every strip involving a very expressive Autumn.
* {{Moe}}: [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2009/07/03 Tiffany]] and minor character [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2010/02/18 Yvette]].
* ScheduleSlip: After [[http://chrispco.blogspot.com/2010/06/happy-post-better-than-whiny-post.html Christopher was accepted into grad school for sequential art]] the strip temporarily scaled back to MWF updates, with ''Copper Road'' being put on hiatus altogether, but daily updates and the spinoff strip have since returned.
** Missed a scheduled update for the first time ever on October 15, 2010 due to hand problems.
* StopHelpingMe: Ursula's specialty, demonstrated especially during the Fall Festival.
* StrawmanHasAPoint: While Suzette is typically set up as a StrawFeminist, she does make a valid point about gender roles [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2010/10/03 in this strip]].
* TheWoobie: Jacob Linkletter ([[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2009/12/14 Example]]), and [[http://www.precociouscomic.com/archive/comic/2010/08/09 Vincent]]