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Usually delivered by a MetafictionalDevice. If the speaker is ''actually'' hitting the victim in sync with each word, that's PunctuatedPounding, not this trope. Compare WordsCanBreakMyBones when the words have some literal magic power behind them, and ArmorPiercingQuestion when it is a question with a deep psychological effect on its audience. May be used with ObliviouGuiltSlinging. A [[LiteralMetaphor particularly literalist interpretation]] of ThePowerOfLanguage.

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Usually delivered by a MetafictionalDevice. If the speaker is ''actually'' hitting the victim in sync with each word, that's PunctuatedPounding, not this trope. Compare WordsCanBreakMyBones when the words have some literal magic power behind them, and ArmorPiercingQuestion when it is a question with a deep psychological effect on its audience. May be used with ObliviouGuiltSlinging.ObliviousGuiltSlinging. A [[LiteralMetaphor particularly literalist interpretation]] of ThePowerOfLanguage.


Usually delivered by a MetafictionalDevice. If the speaker is ''actually'' hitting the victim in sync with each word, that's PunctuatedPounding, not this trope. Compare WordsCanBreakMyBones when the words have some literal magic power behind them, and ArmorPiercingQuestion when it is a question with a deep psychological effect on its audience. A [[LiteralMetaphor particularly literalist interpretation]] of ThePowerOfLanguage.

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Usually delivered by a MetafictionalDevice. If the speaker is ''actually'' hitting the victim in sync with each word, that's PunctuatedPounding, not this trope. Compare WordsCanBreakMyBones when the words have some literal magic power behind them, and ArmorPiercingQuestion when it is a question with a deep psychological effect on its audience. May be used with ObliviouGuiltSlinging. A [[LiteralMetaphor particularly literalist interpretation]] of ThePowerOfLanguage.


->'''[[AerithAndBob Aerith]]:''' (to Bob) "You're clumsy ("Clumsy" appears -- stab), stupid ("Stupid" -- stab) and you won't ever have a chance with me!" ("No chance" appears -- pierces Bob right through his chest)

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->'''[[AerithAndBob Aerith]]:''' Aerith:]]''' [[AerithAndBob (to Bob) Bob)]] "You're clumsy ("Clumsy" appears -- stab), stupid ("Stupid" -- stab) and you won't ever have a chance with me!" ("No chance" appears -- pierces Bob right through his chest)


->'''Aerith:''' (to Bob) "You're clumsy ("Clumsy" appears -- stab), stupid ("Stupid" -- stab) and you won't ever have a chance with me!" ("No chance" appears -- pierces Bob right through his chest)

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->'''Aerith:''' ->'''[[AerithAndBob Aerith]]:''' (to Bob) "You're clumsy ("Clumsy" appears -- stab), stupid ("Stupid" -- stab) and you won't ever have a chance with me!" ("No chance" appears -- pierces Bob right through his chest)


* ''Manga/SkipBeat'' has one particularly notable example when Kyoko is challenged to play out a scene under a very different context. Due to the scene mirroring Maria's own personal issues with her father... Kyoko's presentation of events makes her realize several uncomfortable (though ultimately false) truths about her father's feelings towards her. As they come up, each one comes down on Maria's head in the form of a vast, rock weight, drilling her in the ground.

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* ''Manga/SkipBeat'' has one particularly notable features an example when Kyoko is challenged to play out a scene under a very different context. Due to the scene mirroring Maria's own personal issues with her father... Kyoko's presentation of events makes her realize several uncomfortable (though ultimately false) truths about her father's feelings towards her. As they come up, each one comes down on Maria's head in the form of a vast, rock weight, drilling her in into the ground.

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* ''Manga/SkipBeat'' has one particularly notable example when Kyoko is challenged to play out a scene under a very different context. Due to the scene mirroring Maria's own personal issues with her father... Kyoko's presentation of events makes her realize several uncomfortable (though ultimately false) truths about her father's feelings towards her. As they come up, each one comes down on Maria's head in the form of a vast, rock weight, drilling her in the ground.


Usually delivered by a MetafictionalDevice. If the speaker is ''actually'' hitting the victim in sync with each word, that's PunctuatedPounding, not this trope. Compare WordsCanBreakMyBones when the words have some literal magic power behind them, and ArmorPiercingQuestion when it is a question with a deep psychological effect on its audience.

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Usually delivered by a MetafictionalDevice. If the speaker is ''actually'' hitting the victim in sync with each word, that's PunctuatedPounding, not this trope. Compare WordsCanBreakMyBones when the words have some literal magic power behind them, and ArmorPiercingQuestion when it is a question with a deep psychological effect on its audience. \n A [[LiteralMetaphor particularly literalist interpretation]] of ThePowerOfLanguage.

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* [[http://www.ma3comic.com/strips-ma3/Need_to_hear_good_things This strip]] in ''Webcomic/MenageA3''.


[[caption-width-right:320:[[VisualPun I think she]] [[IncrediblyLamePun gets the point...]]]]


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[[caption-width-right:320:[[VisualPun I [[caption-width-right:320:I think she]] [[IncrediblyLamePun she [[VisualPun gets the point...]]]]

point…]]]]


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* ''Manga/LaidBackCamp'' has yen signs stabbing into Nadeshiko when she reads about the price of higher-end camping gear.

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* In an ''ComicBook/AchilleTalon'' gag, while the main character shouts with anguish about something horrible he just realised[[note]]he can't access his phone to answer a very important phone call[[/note]], his speech bubble forms a fist that hits him on the head.


** This also happens to Tamaki in the first episode of the live-action adaptation, when Haruhi calls him "annoying".

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** This also happens to Tamaki in the first episode of the live-action adaptation, when Haruhi calls him "annoying"."annoying" and sends him flying into the wall.

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* In ''Manga/ComicGirls'', Kaoruko has one in the first episode when Ruki [[OlderThanTheyLook mistook her as an elementary school student]].

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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', [[spoiler:Buggy and Mr. 3]] are stabbed by Luffy's words after he meets them and expresses his sincere happiness from seeing both alive and well, as they had previously abandoned him to escape [[Recap/OnePieceImpelDownArc Impel Down]] by themselves.


* The word "[[AManIsNotAVirgin virgin]]" does this to Hideki in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}''.

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* The word "[[AManIsNotAVirgin "[[VirginShaming virgin]]" does this to Hideki in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}''.

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