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   * **The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, starring Henry Bolton**: Due to the superficial similarity between the names of Henry Bolton, UKIP leader hopeful, and Henry Baker, a unsuspecting accessory to the theft of a precious gemstone in the titular Sherlock Holmes story, Tom Colton made it a point to reference said adventure whenever the former turned up in the news, which reached fever pitch during the emergence of his numerous scandals. Attempts to reference the wider corpus have been rebuffed.   * **The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, starring Henry Bolton**: Due to the superficial similarity between the names of Henry Bolton, UKIP leader hopeful, and Henry Baker, a unsuspecting accessory to the theft of a precious gemstone in the titular Sherlock Holmes story, Tom Colton made it a point to reference said adventure whenever the former turned up in the news, which reached fever pitch during the emergence of his numerous scandals. Attempts to reference the wider corpus have been rebuffed.
   * **oh no**: A meme taken from the recurring punchline of //​[[http://​webcomicname.com/​|Webcomic Name]]// and applied in a similar variety of situations. ​   * **oh no**: A meme taken from the recurring punchline of //​[[http://​webcomicname.com/​|Webcomic Name]]// and applied in a similar variety of situations. ​
 +  * **Abraham Lincoln'​s Defining Characteristic Is His Cheese Obsession**:​ Stems from Thande once demonstrating the power of online resources to find out that Lincoln ate cheese every day as part of a packed lunch, which is comically exaggerated into cheese being brought up every time Lincoln is.
 +  * **Who Is Gordon Brown?**: A reference to a section of a BBC News article involving Brown commenting on current politics, which informed the reader whom the Prime Minister who had served about six years earlier was. Used plain or as a madlib to suggest journalism that treats its readers like ignorant children.
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