Basic Trope: Someone assumes they know a "strange, but true" fact that's completely false.
- Straight: Joel assumes that the word "murder" was actually derived from "Mordor", and the writer of The Lord of the Rings just happened to know a dictionary publisher.
- Exaggerated: ???
- Downplayed: ???
- Justified: ???
- Inverted: ???
- Subverted: Joel quotes facts that sound unlikely and that no one believes, but are actually true.
- Double Subverted: ???
- Parodied: Joel claims that everything in the universe is just an illusion, since the word "everything" and the word "illusion" are both made up of letters!
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: ???
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: As soon as Joel finishes talking, a subtitle or narrator immediately corrects him for the benefit of the viewer.
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: Bill wants to sabotage Bunsen in an upcoming test at school, so he suggests Bunsen ask Joel for tutoring.
- Defied: ???
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
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