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07:55:24 AM Nov 16th 2016
Editing Tip #3: If you feel the need to preface your example with "Not really an example but..." you know in your heart it's not an example. Don't add it.

In this spirit, I seriously ask if the Bugs Bunny cartoon with the Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood, where Bugs Bunny says, "Book Schnook" is an example of this trope. It has the same meaning, it's said in the same spirit, it follows the same pattern — but it uses an N instead of the M.
08:16:23 AM Nov 16th 2016
Tropes Are Flexible would cover that, I'd say.
10:11:55 PM Nov 16th 2016
"Book Schnook" appears to be what Wikipedia calls a mutation of the schm- version. In that spirit, I'm concerned that it might fall under Square Peg, Round Trope, specifically the Missing Supertrope variation of Square Peg, Round Trope.

I think it would be straightforward to modify the trope definition to include the mutations. However, I would prefer to let someone else change it, perhaps after more debate — perhaps someone with higher authority than a random user like myself.
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