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Why can meanings not evolve? Why is it that words can not pick up additional implications aside from the original use? The names give the implication that they wish to give. On top of that, many of the examples feel like examples from elsewhere. The Silurians thing is just a failure of research, Magnus is a case of StevenUlyssesPerhero, everything else looks like it was stolen from YouKeepUsingThatWord.
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Why can meanings not evolve? Why is it that words can not pick up additional implications aside from the original use? The names give the implication that they wish to give. On top of that, many of the examples feel like examples from elsewhere. The Silurians thing is just a failure of research, Magnus is a case of StevenUlyssesPerhero, everything else looks like it was stolen from YouKeepUsingThatWord. Except YouKeepUsingThatWord accepts that there are varying levels of pedanticism and levels to whihc we shouldn\\\'t worry about it.
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Except YouKeepUsingThatWord accepts that there are varying levels of pedanticism and levels to whihc we shouldn\'t worry about it.
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The content of the page can be covered by other DidNotDoTheResearch tropes. The one that works as its own distinct problem is the dactyl one where you can have a name that uses a word in one context that gains its implications from its use in another context. That is not HollywoodStyle, it is not a bad thing, it is not a wrong against the world, it is not necessarily something to be slated.
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