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    Nov 13, 2014

    This Feminist Twist On "The Princess Bride" Will Give You Life

    Gender equality? As you wish...

    Canadian writer Anne Thériault recently took to Twitter to vent her frustration over Time magazine including the word "feminist" in a poll on words that should be banned.

    Having @time include feminist on their words to ban list makes me want to say it even more, like a petulant child. Feminist, FEMINIST.

    Anne Thériault@anne_theriaultFollow

    Having @time include feminist on their words to ban list makes me want to say it even more, like a petulant child. Feminist, FEMINIST.

    7:48 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And her reference to The Princess Bride created something beautiful.

    Like in the Princess Bride when Miracle Max's wife chases him around yelling, "Humperdink, Humperdink, Humperdiiiiiiiink."

    Anne Thériault@anne_theriaultFollow

    Like in the Princess Bride when Miracle Max's wife chases him around yelling, "Humperdink, Humperdink, Humperdiiiiiiiink."

    7:50 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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    People quickly responded with feminist twists on classic The Princess Bride quotes.

    @anne_theriault "You mock my feminism!" "Life is feminism, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling you something." That... worked.

    Aaron Wrotkowski@AaronWrotkowskiFollow

    @anne_theriault "You mock my feminism!"

    "Life is feminism, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling you something."

    That... worked.

    7:52 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And #FeministPrincessBride was born.

    @AaronWrotkowski "HAVE FUN STORMING THE PATRIARCHY" #feministprincessbride

    Anne Thériault@anne_theriaultFollow

    @AaronWrotkowski "HAVE FUN STORMING THE PATRIARCHY" #feministprincessbride

    7:56 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    "Patwiarchy, Patwiarchy, bwings us togever today. Patwiarchy, that cursed awangement, that scheme wiffin a scheme." #feministprincessbride

    John Muller@mrjohnmullerFollow

    "Patwiarchy, Patwiarchy, bwings us togever today. Patwiarchy, that cursed awangement, that scheme wiffin a scheme." #feministprincessbride

    8:49 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Vizzini: I'M AN ALLY Inigo: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. #FeministPrincessBride

    Arturo R. Garcia@aboynamedartFollow

    Vizzini: I'M AN ALLY

    Inigo: You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. #FeministPrincessBride

    8:40 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    You fell victim to one of the classic blunders - Never go in against a Feminist when equal rights are on the line! #feministprincessbride

    Lez_Brarian@Lez_BrarianFollow

    You fell victim to one of the classic blunders - Never go in against a Feminist when equal rights are on the line! #feministprincessbride

    9:27 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @anne_theriault No more sexism, and I mean it! Anybody want a peanut? #feministprincessbride

    laurie petrou@lauriepetrouFollow

    @anne_theriault No more sexism, and I mean it! Anybody want a peanut? #feministprincessbride

    8:16 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The already-wonderful quotes were made even better with a feminist slant.

    @anne_theriault Feminism is Equality. Anyone who says different is trying to sell you something. #FeministPrincessBride

    Krystel Rose@ZendarennFollow

    @anne_theriault Feminism is Equality. Anyone who says different is trying to sell you something. #FeministPrincessBride

    5:16 PM - 12 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    "Sonny, feminism is the greatest thing, in the world-except for a nice MLT – mutton, lettuce and tomato sandwich." #feministprincessbride

    Anne Thériault@anne_theriaultFollow

    "Sonny, feminism is the greatest thing, in the world-except for a nice MLT – mutton, lettuce and tomato sandwich." #feministprincessbride

    8:04 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You denied my mother equal pay. Prepare to be on the wrong side of history. #feministprincessbride

    Sam Ladner@sladnerFollow

    Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You denied my mother equal pay. Prepare to be on the wrong side of history. #feministprincessbride

    1:44 PM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Inhale this, but do not touch. - I smell nothing. What you do not smell is called patriarchy. #feministprincessbride

    Bronwyn. Really.@beetrixFollow

    Inhale this, but do not touch.

    - I smell nothing.

    What you do not smell is called patriarchy. #feministprincessbride

    8:19 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    “When he was saying ‘As you wish,’ what he meant was, ‘I respect your needs and desires as an independent woman.’” #feministprincessbride

    Josh Rosenau@JoshRosenauFollow

    “When he was saying ‘As you wish,’ what he meant was, ‘I respect your needs and desires as an independent woman.’” #feministprincessbride

    1:07 PM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    "Feminism isn't dead, it's only half-dead." #feministprincessbride

    Eliza Cussen@ElizaCussenFollow

    "Feminism isn't dead, it's only half-dead." #feministprincessbride

    8:34 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And they were all ~inconceivably~ on point.

    "Ethics in game journalism"? I do not believe that phrase means what you think it means. #feministprincessbride #GamerGate

    Felicity Tarnell@evilfelicityFollow

    "Ethics in game journalism"? I do not believe that phrase means what you think it means. #feministprincessbride #GamerGate

    10:02 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    "For the last time, surrender your rights!" "DEATH FIRST!" #FeministPrincessBride

    Missy@missykaybmFollow

    "For the last time, surrender your rights!"

    "DEATH FIRST!"

    #FeministPrincessBride

    9:41 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    "I AM THE DREAD FEMINIST KILLJOY. THERE WILL BE NO SURVIVORS. AND DEFINITELY NO RAPE JOKES." #feministprincessbride

    Anne Thériault@anne_theriaultFollow

    "I AM THE DREAD FEMINIST KILLJOY. THERE WILL BE NO SURVIVORS. AND DEFINITELY NO RAPE JOKES."

    #feministprincessbride

    9:50 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    "Those are the shrieking trolls. They always grow louder when they're about to invalidate a woman's opinion!" #feministprincessbride

    Elizabeth Vail@AnimeJuneFollow

    "Those are the shrieking trolls. They always grow louder when they're about to invalidate a woman's opinion!" #feministprincessbride

    3:42 PM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    You're goddam right, "as I wish." #feministprincessbride

    Blacksparrow@theviviakayFollow

    You're goddam right, "as I wish." #feministprincessbride

    8:21 AM - 13 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Basically the only thing better than The Princess Bride is #FeministPrincessBride.

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