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* SpellingForEmphasis: Spelling out a word to emphasise it.


* PigLatin: A language where you move the first consonant or consonants at the beginning of every word to the end followed by "ay", or just "ay" if the first letter is a vowel

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* PigLatin: A language where you move the first consonant or consonants at the beginning of every word to the end followed by "ay", or just "ay" if the first letter is a vowelvowel. (example: "I-ay ould-way ike-lay o-tay ing-say.")


* ItIsDehumanizing: Calling a person "it" to show that you do not consider them human/

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* ItIsDehumanizing: Calling a person "it" to show that you do not consider them human/human.


* WritingLines

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* WritingLinesWritingLines: A character is punished by being forced to repeatedly write a sentence promising they'll never do what they did wrong again.



* YouKeepUsingThatWord

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* YouKeepUsingThatWordYouKeepUsingThatWord: A character uses a word constantly, but it is apparent that they don't know what the word actually means.


* MisspellingOutLoud: A

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* MisspellingOutLoud: A character tries to spell a word out loud, but either gets it wrong or unintentionally spells a completely different word.



* {{Mondegreen}}

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* {{Mondegreen}}{{Mondegreen}}: A statement is misheard.



* MultipleLanguagesSameVoiceActor

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* MultipleLanguagesSameVoiceActorMultipleLanguagesSameVoiceActor: The different dubs of a work have one actor reprising their role for the translations.



* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels
* NarrativeProfanityFilter

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* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels
MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: A character attempts to speak a foreign language, but ends up getting someone mad by unintentionally saying an insulting phrase or embarrassing themselves because their statement translates as meaningless nonsense or a humiliating phrase.
* NarrativeProfanityFilterNarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrator implies or outright confirms that a character swore when the audience doesn't hear the character use profanity.



* NeverSayDie
* NoLongerWithUs
* NonindicativeName

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* NeverSayDie
NeverSayDie: A work avoids directly mentioning death.
* NoLongerWithUs
NoLongerWithUs: A common euphemism for death turns out to be meant literally or is mistaken for being literal by a naive listener.
* NonindicativeNameNonindicativeName: A character's name does not match who they are.



* ObligatorySwearing

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* ObligatorySwearingObligatorySwearing: A work features profanity just because it's an adult story.



* {{Omniglot}}

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* {{Omniglot}}{{Omniglot}}: A character who can speak many languages.



* PardonMyKlingon
* PerfectlyCromulentWord
* PersonAsVerb

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* PardonMyKlingon
PardonMyKlingon: Alien swear words.
* PerfectlyCromulentWord
PerfectlyCromulentWord: People using made-up words.
* PersonAsVerbPersonAsVerb: A person's name is used as a verb pertaining to an action appropriate to the person's behavior and reputation.



* PigLatin

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* PigLatinPigLatin: A language where you move the first consonant or consonants at the beginning of every word to the end followed by "ay", or just "ay" if the first letter is a vowel



* PoirotSpeak

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* PoirotSpeakPoirotSpeak: A character who has difficulty properly speaking the English language.



* {{Portmanteau}}

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* {{Portmanteau}}{{Portmanteau}}: A word that is a combination of two or more individual words.



* PrecisionFStrike

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* PrecisionFStrikePrecisionFStrike: A character who doesn't usually swear ends up saying a curse word out of the blue.



* TheProblemWithPenIsland

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* TheProblemWithPenIslandTheProblemWithPenIsland: Because website [=URL=]s do not have spaces between words, certain website names can be misread as something else.



* {{Pun}}

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* {{Pun}}{{Pun}}: A play on words.



* SeparatedByACommonLanguage
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness

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* SeparatedByACommonLanguage
SeparatedByACommonLanguage: American English and British English have certain differences in the terms used.
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousnessSesquipedalianLoquaciousness: A character tends to use big words.



* SophisticatedAsHell

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* SophisticatedAsHellSophisticatedAsHell: A character who usually speaks sophisticated and politely suddenly resorts to using slang and profanity.



* SpellMyNameWithAnS
* SpellMyNameWithAThe

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS
SpellMyNameWithAnS: A character's name doesn't have a consistent spelling.
* SpellMyNameWithATheSpellMyNameWithAThe: A character is frequently addressed with "The" in front of their name.



* {{Spoonerism}}
* {{Sssssnaketalk}}

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* {{Spoonerism}}
{{Spoonerism}}: Switching the first letters of two words (e.g. saying "whack and blight" instead of "black and white")
* {{Sssssnaketalk}}{{Sssssnaketalk}}: Snakes and snake-like characters emphasize their Ss by hissing.



* StealthPun

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* StealthPunStealthPun: A play on words that is subtle.



* StutterStop

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* StutterStopStutterStop: A character who usually stutters doesn't when things are serious.



* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs

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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbsTheyCallMeMisterTibbs: A character insists on being addressed formally.



* TotallyRadical

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* TotallyRadicalTotallyRadical: Cheesy slang.



* TranslationYes

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* TranslationYesTranslationYes: A long statement made in a foreign language becomes ludicrously brief when translated.



* TrollingTranslator

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* TrollingTranslatorTrollingTranslator: The translator intentionally mistranslates what the foreign language speaker is saying.



* TrrrillingRrrs

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* TrrrillingRrrsTrrrillingRrrs: A character tends to emphasize their Rs.



* TwoWordsAddedEmphasis
* TwoWordsICantCount

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* TwoWordsAddedEmphasis
TwoWordsAddedEmphasis: A character says "Two words" or any other number of words and immediately follows it with the two words they intend to use to make their point clear.
* TwoWordsICantCountTwoWordsICantCount: An attempt at TwoWordsAddedEmphasis is flubbed when the person gets the number of words wrong.



* UnusualDysphemism
* UnusualEuphemism
* VerbalTic

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* UnusualDysphemism
UnusualDysphemism: Foul language is used to refer to innocuous things.
* UnusualEuphemism
UnusualEuphemism: Bizarre words or phrases are used in place of profanity.
* VerbalTicVerbalTic: A character has a specific way they talk, such as adding a specific word at the end of all their sentences.



* {{Woolseyism}}

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* {{Woolseyism}}{{Woolseyism}}: A translation alters the work's dialogue so it works better in the new language.


* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable

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* AccentUponTheWrongSyllableAccentUponTheWrongSyllable: A character emphasizes the wrong parts of a word when pronouncing it.



* AcronymAndAbbreviationOverload

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* AcronymAndAbbreviationOverloadAcronymAndAbbreviationOverload: A character has a tendency to use acronyms and abbreviations constantly.



* AliensSpeakingEnglish
* TheAllConcealingI

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* AliensSpeakingEnglish
AliensSpeakingEnglish: Aliens are already able to speak English in spite of never visiting Earth before.
* TheAllConcealingITheAllConcealingI: A story is in a first-person narrative so that the protagonist's true nature can be revealed in a twist ending.



* AmbiguousSyntax

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* AmbiguousSyntaxAmbiguousSyntax: The phrasing of a sentence allows for more than one interpretation of what the sentence means.



* AtomicFBomb

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* AtomicFBombAtomicFBomb: Someone hollers the word "fuck" as loud as they can.



* BabyLanguage
* BabysFirstWords
* BabyTalk

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* BabyLanguage
BabyLanguage: Babies have their own language.
* BabysFirstWords
BabysFirstWords: A baby's first words, which are often heartwarming or funny.
* BabyTalkBabyTalk: Babies and toddlers speak, but have speech impediments because of their age.



* TheBodyPartsThatMustNotBeNamed

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* TheBodyPartsThatMustNotBeNamedTheBodyPartsThatMustNotBeNamed: People avoid directly naming the genitalia.



* CallARabbitASmeerp
* CallASmeerpARabbit

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* CallARabbitASmeerp
CallARabbitASmeerp: A mundane animal is given an unusual name.
* CallASmeerpARabbitCallASmeerpARabbit: A bizarre creature is given the name of a mundane animal.



* ClusterFBomb

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* ClusterFBombClusterFBomb: Someone repeatedly uses the F-word in a single sentence.



* DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch

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* DidNotDoTheBloodyResearchDidNotDoTheBloodyResearch: A work imported to the United Kingdom causes controversy over using words that are unintentionally offensive towards Britains.



* ElmuhFuddSyndwome

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* ElmuhFuddSyndwomeElmuhFuddSyndwome: A speech impediment where Ls and Rs are pronounced as if they were Ws.



* EntendreFailure

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* EntendreFailureEntendreFailure: The more risque meaning of a DoubleEntendre is lost on someone.



* EvenTheSubtitlerIsStumped

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* EvenTheSubtitlerIsStumpedEvenTheSubtitlerIsStumped: When subtitles show up to translate the dialogue of someone speaking a foreign language, there will eventually be subtitles left blank because it's become impossible to translate the current saying.



* FanSub

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* FanSubFanSub: A foreign work is unofficially given translating subtitles by fans.



* FantasticSlurs

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* FantasticSlursFantasticSlurs: Slurs aimed at people who are discriminated for their species rather than their ethnicity.



* FloweryInsults

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* FloweryInsultsFloweryInsults: Someone uses a well-developed and highly detailed insult.



* FunWithAcronyms

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* FunWithAcronymsFunWithAcronyms: Acronyms that stand for or spell out something funny.



* FunWithHomophones

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* FunWithHomophonesFunWithHomophones: Confusion between two different words that sound the same.



* FunWithSubtitles
* FutureSlang

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* FunWithSubtitles
FunWithSubtitles: The subtitles are used in humorous ways.
* FutureSlangFutureSlang: The future has new slang words.



* GotMeDoingIt

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* GotMeDoingItGotMeDoingIt: A character complains about slipping into the vocabulary habits they just berated another person for using.



* HashHouseLingo

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* HashHouseLingoHashHouseLingo: Restaurants have their own slang for menu items.



* HoldYourHippogriffs

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* HoldYourHippogriffsHoldYourHippogriffs: A work of fiction has the characters use different versions of familiar phrases and figures of speech due to the setting preventing the normal versions of the statements from making any sense.



* HulkSpeak

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* HulkSpeakHulkSpeak: A character speaks in third person and uses incomplete sentences.



* InformedObscenity

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* InformedObscenityInformedObscenity: A nonsensical or innocuous word is treated as if it were a profanity.



* ItIsDehumanizing
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY
* JapaneseRanguage

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* ItIsDehumanizing
ItIsDehumanizing: Calling a person "it" to show that you do not consider them human/
* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY
ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: A word gets pronounced differently.
* JapaneseRanguageJapaneseRanguage: The stereotype that Asians can't distinguish between "L" and "R" sounds.



* LastSecondWordSwap
* LearntEnglishFromWatchingTelevision
* LeastRhymableWord

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* LastSecondWordSwap
LastSecondWordSwap: Replacing the last word you intended to say at the last minute.
* LearntEnglishFromWatchingTelevision
LearntEnglishFromWatchingTelevision: Non-humans learn to speak English from watching television broadcasts.
* LeastRhymableWordLeastRhymableWord: Someone tries to find a rhyming word to a word that has little or no known rhymes.



* LikeIsLikeAComma

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* LikeIsLikeACommaLikeIsLikeAComma: A character says "like" in between every other word.



* MisspellingOutLoud

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* MisspellingOutLoudMisspellingOutLoud: A

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* OverlyLiteralTranscription


* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABle

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* AcCENTUponTheWrongSylLABleAccentUponTheWrongSyllable


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* ThePowerOfLanguage

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* AICronym

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* EnslavedTongue

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* TheBodyPartsThatMustNotBeNamed


* UntranslatedCatchPhrase



* UntranslatedCatchPhrase

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* UntranslatedCatchPhrase

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