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* NuSpeling

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* NuSpelingNuSpeling: In the future, words are spelled as if they were written or typed by barely-literate children.

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* {{Metaphorgotten}}: A character starts off with a metaphor or analogy, but then gets sidetracked by what the metaphor or analogy implies.



* {{Metaphorgotten}}: A character starts off with a metaphor or analogy, but then gets sidetracked by what the metaphor or analogy implies.

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* RichLanguagePoorLanguage: Rich and poor characters are distinguished by their accents and/or dialects.

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* PrimordialTongue: One language spoken by the first humans that is the ancestor of all existing languages.


* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic: Fictional characters all talk the same way.

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* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic: Fictional characters all talk the same way.speak without using [[LikeIsLikeAComma filler words]], tripping over words, awkward pauses or interrupting each other mid-sentence.

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* RoboSpeak

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+ ThePowerOfLanguage


* NonindicativeName: A character's name does not match who they are.

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* NonindicativeName: NonIndicativeName: A character's name does not match who they are.


* AcronymConfusion

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* AcronymConfusionAcronymConfusion: One abbreviation is mistaken for another.



* AnimalTalk

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* AnimalTalkAnimalTalk: All animal species can communicate with each other, except for humans.



* AsianSpeekeeEngrish

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* AsianSpeekeeEngrishAsianSpeekeeEngrish:



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

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* AtomicFBomb: Someone hollers the word "fuck" or another swear word as loud as they can.



* BilingualAnimal: An animal that both speaks and makes its noises.



* BilingualBonus

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* BilingualBonusBilingualBonus: A work has some untranslated words in a different language.



* BlindIdiotTranslation

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* BlindIdiotTranslationBlindIdiotTranslation: Something ends up translated too literally.



* BuffySpeak
* BusmansVocabulary

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* BuffySpeak
BuffySpeak: Someone doesn't know the word for something and does things like add "Y"s on the end, call it a "thingy", etc.
* BusmansVocabularyBusmansVocabulary: Someone's vocabulary coincides with their job.



* CallAHumanAMeatbag

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* CallAHumanAMeatbagCallAHumanAMeatbag: A slur that means "human".



* CanisLatinicus

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* CanisLatinicusCanisLatinicus: Butchered Latin.



* {{Cloudcuckoolanguage}}
* ClusterFBomb: Someone repeatedly uses the F-word in a single sentence.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolanguage}}
{{Cloudcuckoolanguage}}: A goofy character has their own language.
* ClusterFBomb: Someone repeatedly uses cuss words (commonly the F-word F-word, hence the name) in a single sentence.



* CountryMatters
* {{Crunchtastic}}
* CunningLinguist

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* CountryMatters
CountryMatters: The infamous "C word" (cunt) and its effects in different cultures.
* {{Crunchtastic}}
{{Crunchtastic}}: An ad uses nonsense adjectives that sound positive, either as WeaselWords or for comedy.
* CunningLinguistCunningLinguist: A linguist who's strategic (not related to the dirty joke).



* CurseOfTheAncients

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* CurseOfTheAncientsCurseOfTheAncients: Elderly people shout old-timey exclamations.



* DinnerOrderFlub

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* DinnerOrderFlubDinnerOrderFlub: A waiter gets an order wrong.



* DontCallMeSir
* EitherWorldDominationOrSomethingAboutBananas

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* DontCallMeSir
DontCallMeSir: A person doesn't like formal titles.
* EitherWorldDominationOrSomethingAboutBananasEitherWorldDominationOrSomethingAboutBananas: A character translates another character as having said either a logical phrase or a silly one.



* ElSpanishO

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* ElSpanishOElSpanishO: Butchered Spanish.



* EveryoneKnowsMorse
* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench

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* EveryoneKnowsMorse
EveryoneKnowsMorse: All the characters know Morse Code.
* EverythingSoundsSexierInFrenchEverythingSoundsSexierInFrench: The French language is sexualised.



* ForeignLanguageTirade

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* ForeignLanguageTiradeForeignLanguageTirade: When the Bilingual Bonus is an angry rant.



* {{Gesundheit}}
* GetTheeToANunnery

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* {{Gesundheit}}
{{Gesundheit}}: Mistaking a word for a sneeze.
* GetTheeToANunneryGetTheeToANunnery: Things that were meant to sound dirty in the past, but sound clean now.



* GoshDangItToHeck

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* GoshDangItToHeckGoshDangItToHeck: Non-profane exclamations stand in for profanity.



* HaveAGayOldTime

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* HaveAGayOldTimeHaveAGayOldTime: Phrases that sound dirty now because of the evolution of language.



* IntentionalEngrishForFunny

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* IntentionalEngrishForFunnyIntentionalEngrishForFunny: Bad English is put in for comedy.



* JiveTurkey

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* JiveTurkeyJiveTurkey: A character speaks in jive.



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

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



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

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* {{Metaphorgotten}}
{{Metaphorgotten}}: A character starts off with a metaphor or analogy, but then gets sidetracked by what the metaphor or analogy implies.
* {{Mondegreen}}: A statement (usually a song lyric) is misheard.



* {{Neologism}}

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* {{Neologism}}{{Neologism}}: A made-up word.



* OhMyGods

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* OhMyGodsOhMyGods: Parodies of religion-related expressions like "Oh my God!" or "Saints alive!".



* PropheciesRhymeAllTheTime

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* PropheciesRhymeAllTheTimePropheciesRhymeAllTheTime: Prophecies are in rhyme.



* PunctuationShaker

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* PunctuationShakerPunctuationShaker: Names with punctuation marks in them.



* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic

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* RealisticDictionIsUnrealisticRealisticDictionIsUnrealistic: Fictional characters all talk the same way.



* RougeAnglesOfSatin
* RoyalWe

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* RougeAnglesOfSatin
RougeAnglesOfSatin: A spelling mistake results in a whole different word.
* RoyalWeRoyalWe: Using "we" instead of "I", famous for being how the Queen talks.



* SuddenlyFluentInGibberish

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* SuddenlyFluentInGibberishSuddenlyFluentInGibberish: It's suddenly revealed that a character SpeaksFluentAnimal or can speak a made-up language.



* TWordEuphemism

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* TWordEuphemismTWordEuphemism: Referring to a word as "the [letter] word".



* TalkLikeAPirate

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* TalkLikeAPirateTalkLikeAPirate: Pirates use expressions like "Arrr!", "Shiver me timbers", "ye", "me hearties", and "be" in the place of "is".



* TranslationTrainWreck

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* TranslationTrainWreckTranslationTrainWreck: A translation that fails miserably.



* {{Uncoffee}}

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* {{Uncoffee}}{{Uncoffee}}: A fictional drink that acts like coffee.



* VerbalTicked

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* VerbalTickedVerbalTicked: A character with a verbal tic suddenly talks normally.



* XtremeKoolLetterz

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* XtremeKoolLetterzXtremeKoolLetterz: Misspelling words to be cool.



* YouNoTakeCandle

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* YouNoTakeCandleYouNoTakeCandle: Bad grammar.

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* SuddenlySpeaking: A silent character finally talks.


* YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe



* YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe

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* LostLanguage

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