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13th Mar, 2019 09:50:38 PM

^^I'd say that falls under Literal-Minded, or Exact Words.

14th Mar, 2019 01:46:01 PM

Literal-Minded covers it best. I remember there was once a discussion in TLP for characters taking idioms and metaphors literally — mainly as comedy, examples were from cartoons, but it didn't lead nowhere, IIRC.

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