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Despite being LiteralMinded, she understands long worded commands with ease.

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Despite being LiteralMinded, she understands long worded commands with ease.ease.

[[WMG: The Young Amelia Bedelia books are an AlternateContinuity]]
* Amelia Bedelia and her friends/family are shown using modern technology which didn't exist at the time of the original books (in which she was older) and Amelia Bedelia herself seems rather more on top of things, not withstanding still often taking certain things literally.



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* Both are single, so it's not an affair.


[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} [[Series/{{Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]


[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia has the same "gift of obedience" as in Ella Enchanted, which compels her to take instructions literally even when she knows the figurative meanings.]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia has the same "gift of obedience" as in Ella Enchanted, which compels her to take instructions literally even when she knows the figurative meanings.]]]]

[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia understands [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness Sesquipedalian Loquacious]] orders perfectly]]
Despite being LiteralMinded, she understands long worded commands with ease.



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** Sounds more like a companion to one actually.


[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]Baldrick]]]]

[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia has the same "gift of obedience" as in Ella Enchanted, which compels her to take instructions literally even when she knows the figurative meanings.]]


** The book is also very popular with kids who have Asbergers for this very reason: they find her deliberate misinterpretation of figures of speech even more hysterical.

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** The book is also very popular with kids who have Asbergers Aspergers for this very reason: they find her deliberate misinterpretation of figures of speech even more hysterical.
** This theory has become even more widespread in [[http://www.kissmywonderwoman.com/2014/10/think-of-children-tuesday-amelia.html regards to]] the ''Young Amelia Bedelia'' titles.



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** The book is also very popular with kids who have Asbergers for this very reason: they find her deliberate misinterpretation of figures of speech even more hysterical.



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*[[https://theotherotter.com/2013/11/08/yes-its-true-i-had-an-affair-with-our-maid-amelia-bedelia/ A fanfic has]] explained why he wouldn't enjoy it even if he did.



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* This makes a lot of sense, as the books are sometimes used to teach idioms to children with Asperger syndrome.

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** One could assume that most of the time she obeys instructions with perfect understanding, it's just that from time to time she sees fit to take revenge, for her own amusement (the ingredients and recipes for her amnesty-inducing treats are procured in advance.)


* You mean to say Amelia Bedelia is a Time Lady?

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* You mean to say Amelia Bedelia is a Time Lady?Lady?

[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is a distant relative of [[{{LiveActionTV/Blackadder}} Baldrick]]]]


[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affair with [[Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affair with [[Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]]]
* You mean to say Amelia Bedelia is a Time Lady?



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*Seemingly {{Jossed}} by the ''Young Amelia Bedelia'' books, which clearly present her as an all-American girl.




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*An amusing idea, but again, if you accept the ''Young Amelia Bedelia'' books as canon, it's not so. She really does just take things literally.


[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affiar with [[TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]

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[[WMG: Amelia Bedelia is having an affiar affair with [[TheMagicSchoolBus [[Literature/TheMagicSchoolBus Ms. Frizzle]] ]]

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