The name is vague, which apparently led to a lot of misuse.
The word "Strangled" is generic and negative, making the trope sound like it's about Bad Writing in romance or just a negative Audience Reaction Trope when it's about something less subjective and more specific.
The red string of fate is a preexisting term that is fairly common and helps recognition.
The word "strangled" has the right connotations- this is a Bad Writing trope most of the time.
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