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03:08:38 AM Mar 21st 2013
The very title of this trope is wrong. "Entitled" means that someone is given a title, authority or rightful ownership of something. Some people however use it as if it meant the opposite, "someone is claiming to deserve something, although he doesn't". Like here.

I would bring this to TRS, but it's full as usual.
09:29:29 PM Mar 22nd 2013
Yeah, it confuses me too. "Entitled" means that he deserves the treatment s/he is getting. E.g. you are entitled to get the tar beaten out of you if you are a criminal.
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