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Prepositional Phrase Equals Coolness

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When naming anything —a place, a weapon, a title, a society, anything— just add a prepositional phrase to get instant AWESOME! This is most commonly seen when being used to beef up the titles of movies and books. The most frequently used preposition for this is "of (put noun of choice here)", but "with" and "for" are also usable. Often times, when this is used, the thing being upgraded wouldn't be half as cool or interesting without their handy-dandy prepositional phrases.

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Compare Prepositions Are Not to End Sentences With. Can often be A Good Name for a Rock Band, even if that trope name's not an example of one.


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  • Phineas and Ferb: The Perry the Platypus theme song describes Perry with "He's a semiaquatic, egg-laying mammal OF ACTION!"
  • The Brak Show: While showing Brak around his home, Mr. Thundercleese points out "a light switch... OF TOTAL DEVASTATION!"