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

Gender equality? As you wish...

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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

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