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Candi
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10:27:56 PM Jan 30th 2013
"Smart People Speak the Queen's English]"

There's a bracket on the end of the title that looks rather...odd. How can that be fixed?
Telcontar
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05:47:34 AM Jan 26th 2013
I wonder if we'll have the King's English when Queen Elizabeth II passes on. Somehow, I doubt it will happen quickly if at all; this phrase has become embedded in culture, not least because Her Majesty has been queen for as long as most people remember.
silveryrow
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04:55:50 AM Jan 26th 2013
Trope title contains incorrect grammar, it should be '...The Queen's English' as it is the English accent with which the queen speaks. The way it's currently written suggests all queens speak this way, and yet that would require an apostrophe after 'Queens'. Either way, it's wrong.
GeorgeTSLC
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09:31:57 PM Jan 3rd 2013
"The Trope Namer"?

One sentence read " Upper-Class Twit would be a subversion or inversion of this trope, especially if the twit is English, as in the trope namer." It is not clear whether this refers to the Twit trope or to this one, and in neither case is it clear WHAT namer. I've therefore deleted the last phrase, absent someone 'splaining.
Rainbow
03:34:46 PM Feb 19th 2013
Sorry. I wrote that and meant that the trope namer for Upper-Class Twit was about upperclass English twits, from a Monty Python sketch. It's probably better with that last phrase deleted.
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