Nondescript Nouns

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*[[Original Book]] and [[Strongest Man in the World]] — The robot who won the competition last year is named  "[[The Robot (storybook)|The Robot]]".
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*[[Original Book]] and its toon remake, [[Strongest Man in the World]] — The robot who won the competition last year is named  "[[The Robot (storybook)|The Robot]]".
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*[[Where My Hat is At?]] and its [[Where My Hat is At? (toon)|toon remake]] — [[Homestar Runner]] prepares for the "Big Game".
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*[[Where My Hat is At?]] and its [[Where My Hat is At? (toon)|toon remake of the same name]] — [[Homestar Runner]] prepares for the "Big Game".
*[[A Jumping Jack Contest]] — The title of the toon and the contest in the toon are generic.
*[[A Jumping Jack Contest]] — The title of the toon and the contest in the toon are generic.
*[[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 5.0]] — Homestar says that he represents "Distinguished Businessman".
*[[Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 5.0]] — Homestar says that he represents "Distinguished Businessman".

Current revision as of 19:27, 3 February 2020

The "That Paintball Place Down the Street" Scorecard.

Nondescript or generic nouns are often used where either a proper noun or a more specific common noun is expected. This unusual naming convention has become a hallmark of the website's style.

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