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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Nemesis", Chakotay is shot down in the middle of a war zone, and is aided by the human-looking Defenders who speak in a Creator/GeoffreyChaucer-like dialogue evoking heroic fantasies in their fight against the AlwaysChaoticEvil Kradin. TheReveal is that Chakotay has been captured and is undergoing propaganda brainwashing to turn him into a Defender. Whether the Defenders dialogue is due to translation issues or [[HeroicArchetype something to do with the process]] is not revealed, but Chakotay is [[GoingNative shown talking the same way as the brainwashing takes effect]].

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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Nemesis", Chakotay is shot down in the middle of a war zone, and is aided by the human-looking Defenders who speak in a Creator/GeoffreyChaucer-like dialogue evoking heroic fantasies in their fight against the AlwaysChaoticEvil Kradin. TheReveal is that Chakotay has been captured and is undergoing propaganda brainwashing to turn him into a Defender. Whether the Defenders dialogue is due to translation issues or [[HeroicArchetype something to do with the process]] process is not revealed, but Chakotay is [[GoingNative shown talking the same way as the brainwashing takes effect]].

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* Ulysses from ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' speaks in an utterly bizarre manner; he mostly uses sentence fragments, emphasizing verbs and nouns, and habitually uses [[PurpleProse poetic, metaphorical word choices]] (such as referring to the NCR and Legion as "the Bear" and "the Bull", respectively). One gets the feeling that he is driven to cram as much meaning into every breath as he can; it's indicative of [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory his endless quest to ascribe meaning to everything]].


* In Ian Doescher's ''Creator/WilliamShakespeare]]'s Franchise/StarWars'' series, Yoda speaks in haiku.

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* In Ian Doescher's ''Creator/WilliamShakespeare]]'s ''Creator/WilliamShakespeare's Franchise/StarWars'' series, Yoda speaks in haiku.


* In Ian Doescher's ''{{William Shakespeare}}'s Franchise/StarWars'' series, Yoda speaks in haiku.

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* In Ian Doescher's ''{{William Shakespeare}}'s ''Creator/WilliamShakespeare]]'s Franchise/StarWars'' series, Yoda speaks in haiku.

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* In Ian Doescher's ''{{William Shakespeare}}'s Franchise/StarWars'' series, Yoda speaks in haiku.


* Second language speakers often retain the patterns of their native languages.

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* Second language speakers often retain the patterns of their native languages.languages in the new language.


* HK-47 from ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' Tends to say every sentence as One word description of statement: statement) e.g "Commentary: It is not possible to destroy the Master. It is suggested you run while my blaster warms up, meatbag!". The HK-50 robots from the sequel expanded this to include a modifier (usually indicating what emotion they feel) e.g "Panicked Statement: If by "problem," you mean that they seem prone to assassinate us, then yes, that slight problem was never corrected."

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* HK-47 ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'' has two.
** Petra speaks in mangled English, because unlike everyone else in the game, she's not
from ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' Tends Fodlan, but Brigid, a far-off nation, and she's still learning to say every sentence as One word description of statement: statement) e.g "Commentary: It is not possible to destroy speak the Master. It local tongue.
** Flayn also speaks in an odd, very formal and precise diction and sometimes her speech comes off as very archaic and stilted. While her grammar
is suggested you run while my blaster warms up, meatbag!". The HK-50 robots from technically correct, it's still very off. [[spoiler:This is one of the sequel expanded this to include a modifier (usually indicating what emotion they feel) e.g "Panicked Statement: If by "problem," you mean many hints that they seem prone to assassinate us, then yes, that slight problem was never corrected."she's in fact a Really700YearsOld saint]].

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* Jelonzo, who runs the clothing shop in ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'', speaks in mangled Engrish. This is because jellyfish have their own native language, and Jelonzo is not a native Inkling speaker.
-->''"You! You are not the cool! You are needing more cool for wearing of my clothes!"''


* Blindfold, from the ''ComicBook/XMen'', speaks rather oddly, usually by putting too many polite phrases in her speech, and when referring to locations when using her psychic powers.
** It doesn't help that half the time [[spoiler:she's talking to her invisible friend Cipher]]

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* Blindfold, from the ''ComicBook/XMen'', ''ComicBook/XMen'':
** Blindfold
speaks rather oddly, usually by putting too many polite phrases in her speech, and when referring to locations when using her psychic powers.
**
powers. It doesn't help that half the time [[spoiler:she's talking to her invisible friend Cipher]]Cipher]].



* The ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'' featured Thrice, a team of three metahuman brothers with powers that involve merging into one body and splitting apart. The combined form always uses first person ''and'' first person plural pronouns, possessives, etc., referring to "I/We", "me/us", and so on.

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* The ComicBook/{{New 52}} ComicBook/New52 ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'' featured Thrice, a team of three metahuman brothers with powers that involve merging into one body and splitting apart. The combined form always uses first person ''and'' first person plural pronouns, possessives, etc., referring to "I/We", "me/us", and so on.



* [[ComicBook/TheTransformers Transformers]] character Weirdwolf, like Yoda, backwards, he speaks. Also reversing standard sentence structure, Decepticon Pretender Monster Slog is.

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* [[ComicBook/TheTransformers Transformers]] ''ComicBook/TheTransformers'':
** The
character Weirdwolf, like Yoda, backwards, he speaks. Also reversing standard sentence structure, Decepticon Pretender Monster Slog is.


* In ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemenBlackDossier'', the character Galley Wag is from a dark-matter dimension and speaks in a bizarre slang like "Bread and Tits!" and "Huff yer oyver in all you'm tick senned such a plumious sparktackle?" While the statements make sense in context, the human Mina can understand Galley Wag and provide translation.

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* In ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemenBlackDossier'', ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemenBlackDossier'', the character Galley Wag is from a dark-matter dimension and speaks in a bizarre slang like "Bread and Tits!" and "Huff yer oyver in all you'm tick senned such a plumious sparktackle?" While the statements make sense in context, the human Mina can understand Galley Wag and provide translation.



* Often employed in Creator/GrantMorrison's ''Comicbook/DoomPatrol'' -- the Scissormen speak in nonsense phrases, the Men from N.O.W.H.E.R.E. speak in sentences that are expansions of that acronym, the Pale Police speak nonsense that is anagrams of what they want to say, and so on.
* Blindfold, from the ''Comicbook/XMen'', speaks rather oddly, usually by putting too many polite phrases in her speech, and when referring to locations when using her psychic powers.

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* Often employed in Creator/GrantMorrison's ''Comicbook/DoomPatrol'' ''ComicBook/DoomPatrol'' -- the Scissormen speak in nonsense phrases, the Men from N.O.W.H.E.R.E. speak in sentences that are expansions of that acronym, the Pale Police speak nonsense that is anagrams of what they want to say, and so on.
* Blindfold, from the ''Comicbook/XMen'', ''ComicBook/XMen'', speaks rather oddly, usually by putting too many polite phrases in her speech, and when referring to locations when using her psychic powers.



** Selfsame trope also applies to [[Comicbook/NewMutants Warlock]] somewhat.
* The ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' featured Thrice, a team of three metahuman brothers with powers that involve merging into one body and splitting apart. The combined form always uses first person ''and'' first person plural pronouns, possessives, etc., referring to "I/We", "me/us", and so on.

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** Selfsame trope also applies to [[Comicbook/NewMutants [[ComicBook/NewMutants Warlock]] somewhat.
* The ComicBook/{{New 52}} ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'' featured Thrice, a team of three metahuman brothers with powers that involve merging into one body and splitting apart. The combined form always uses first person ''and'' first person plural pronouns, possessives, etc., referring to "I/We", "me/us", and so on.



* [[Comicbook/TheTransformers Transformers]] character Weirdwolf, like Yoda, backwards, he speaks. Also reversing standard sentence structure, Decepticon Pretender Monster Slog is.
** [[InsistentTerminology Freelance Peace-Keeping Agent]] [[Comicbook/DeathsHead Death's Head]] who was introduced in the Transformers comics turns most of his statements into questions by adding the word "yes" to the end, yes?

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* [[Comicbook/TheTransformers [[ComicBook/TheTransformers Transformers]] character Weirdwolf, like Yoda, backwards, he speaks. Also reversing standard sentence structure, Decepticon Pretender Monster Slog is.
** [[InsistentTerminology Freelance Peace-Keeping Agent]] [[Comicbook/DeathsHead [[ComicBook/DeathsHead Death's Head]] who was introduced in the Transformers comics turns most of his statements into questions by adding the word "yes" to the end, yes?



* On that note, ''Comicbook/{{Invincible}}'' briefly featured a species of alien shark-people who speak similarly (though without commas). Their sentences also aren't always completely grammatical if you were to shift them back into normal syntax. "Made clear to me it is. Dead my men are. None left there is but us. See this I can."
** ''Comicbook/{{Invincible}}'' also brings us Octoboss, the crime lord from "another world" who's been terrorizing Earth for several decades. Syntax and prepositions are completely beyond him.

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* On that note, ''Comicbook/{{Invincible}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'':
** The comic
briefly featured a species of alien shark-people who speak similarly (though without commas).reverse standard sentence structure. Their sentences also aren't always completely grammatical if you were to shift them back into normal syntax. "Made clear to me it is. Dead my men are. None left there is but us. See this I can."
** ''Comicbook/{{Invincible}}'' also brings us Octoboss, the crime lord from "another world" who's been terrorizing Earth for several decades. Syntax and prepositions are completely beyond him.



* In the ''Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' miniseries ''Guardians of Infinity'', Aerolite of the Guardians of 1000 AD has strange speech patterns which he blames on his TranslatorMicrobes. "Fighting is not on my list of liking things. But it ''is'' on my list of things I am good at doing."

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* In the ''Comicbook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' ''ComicBook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' miniseries ''Guardians of Infinity'', Aerolite of the Guardians of 1000 AD has strange speech patterns which he blames on his TranslatorMicrobes. "Fighting is not on my list of liking things. But it ''is'' on my list of things I am good at doing."



* ''[[ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW The Transformers: Spotlight Wheelie]]'' gives an explanatio for why the title character talks in rhyme- he was stranded on an alien planet for years with a companion who's UniversalTranslator only worked if the phrase was rhyming. Eventually, he became so used to doing so that he lost the ability to speak normally.

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* ''[[ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW The Transformers: Spotlight Wheelie]]'' gives an explanatio explanation for why the title character talks in rhyme- he was stranded on an alien planet for years with a companion who's UniversalTranslator only worked if the phrase was rhyming. Eventually, he became so used to doing so that he lost the ability to speak normally.

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* The goblins in ''ComicBook/BeastsOfBurden'' have their own way of speaking, including differences in pronunciation (e.g. "aminals" for "animals", "cass" for "catch") and grammar.
-->'''Goblin:''' You ''dead'', cat! Dead an' et up in me belly!

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* ''[[ComicBook/TheTransformersIDW The Transformers: Spotlight Wheelie]]'' gives an explanatio for why the title character talks in rhyme- he was stranded on an alien planet for years with a companion who's UniversalTranslator only worked if the phrase was rhyming. Eventually, he became so used to doing so that he lost the ability to speak normally.


* R'amey Holl, a member/warrior of the GreenLantern Corps, speaks/communicates [[SelfDemonstratingArticle in a dual way]] that leaves multiple interpretations/readings for each of her sentences.

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* R'amey Holl, a member/warrior of the GreenLantern ComicBook/GreenLantern Corps, speaks/communicates [[SelfDemonstratingArticle in a dual way]] that leaves multiple interpretations/readings for each of her sentences.


** The only times he doesn't speak in haiku form are in ''The Son Of Crawmerax DLC'' where he expresses frustration at the [[HyprocriticalHumour irritatingly cryptic note left for him]] and in an ECHO Log from ''VideoGame/Borderlands3'' when he meets, and subsequently falls for, ex-barista Lorelei [[InLoveWithYourCarnage who had just finished clearing out a squadron of Maliwan soldiers]].

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** The only times he doesn't speak in haiku form are in ''The Son Of Crawmerax DLC'' where he expresses frustration at the [[HyprocriticalHumour [[HypocriticalHumor irritatingly cryptic note left for him]] and in an ECHO Log from ''VideoGame/Borderlands3'' when he meets, and subsequently falls for, ex-barista Lorelei [[InLoveWithYourCarnage who had just finished clearing out a squadron of Maliwan soldiers]].

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