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* CongestionSpeak: A character's written dialogue is misspelled (for instance, replacing "N"s with "D"s) to indicate they have a stuffy nose.


See also: {{Dialogue}}, InnuendoTropes, OralTradition, WordSaladIndex, the Language UsefulNotes, and the LanguageIndices (for this site in other languages).

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See also: {{Dialogue}}, InnuendoTropes, OralTradition, WordSaladIndex, the Language UsefulNotes, and the LanguageIndices Administrivia/HomePagesByLanguage (for this site in other languages).


* OnlyCleanMouth

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* OnlyCleanMouth


* ItIsPronouncedTroPAY: A word gets pronounced differently.


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* PretentiousPronunciation: A word gets pronounced in a pseudo-foreign manner in an attempt to sound fancy.


* BlackSpeech

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* BlackSpeechBlackSpeech: An evil language that hurts non-evil listeners.



* CommonTongue
* ConLang

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* CommonTongue
CommonTongue: Disparate groups, which might have their own cultural languages, nevertheless use a shared language to communicate.
* ConLangConLang: A language that has been intentionally designed instead of developing organically.



* CurseOfBabel

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* CurseOfBabelCurseOfBabel: A character loses the ability to speak intelligibly.



* DeadlyEuphemism

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* DeadlyEuphemismDeadlyEuphemism: Killing is referred to using other words, so as to sound less brutal or conceal the intent from those not in the know.

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* ConversationHog: When a character keeps another from getting a word or a defense in-edgewise.


* BilingualRhyme

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* BilingualRhyme

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* DoesNotSpeakCommon: A character mostly speaks in a different language from the rest of the cast.

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* PunctuationChangesTheMeaning

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* NobleTongue

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* ShoehornedAcronym: A poorly-constructed acronym.

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* AutoIncorrect: Autocorrect or speech-to-text software screws up a statement.

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