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Nov 9th 2016 at 11:08:48 AM •••

The article is saying that both Good Luck Charlie and The Big Bang Theory used the same "Here's your cat. And here's your $20." joke. Did that really happen in both shows, or is it some weird copy-and-paste error? Is this some old, well-known joke?

Jun 16th 2016 at 2:28:49 PM •••

God no. As much as I love XKCD, it often makes incredibly poor page images.

This is one of those times.

Jan 17th 2014 at 11:53:39 PM •••

Can somebody please translate the Chinese example in the Real Life section? This is an English wiki, you can use examples from other languages, but they need to be explained in English

Oct 3rd 2011 at 7:54:02 AM •••

So Ambiguous Syntax would be the parent trope to things like Who's on First? and several grammatical problems like ambiguous pronouns, misplaced commas, etc?

Additionally there could be cases where it contains none of the children but is still ambiguous.

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