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A simple Title Trope where: A noun / is something referred to as / a word. Usually the referring word is "Called" or "Named".

So: "A Boy Named Bob". "A Girl Named Alice". "A Thing Called Balice".

Not to be confused with titles such as "The Boy Who Cried Wolf". In that example, the boy is not referred to as "Wolf".

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  • The Authority had a five-issue series called "A Man called Kev"
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  • A UK comic strip parodying Westerns had the title A Man Called Horace.

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