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anachronism
used in The Princess Bride

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Definition
something out of place for it's time - typically something that belongs in the past
  • I really let him have it on that one; its a very sore point with me, because, just to take one example, there was a line in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid where Butch said, I got vision and the rest of the world wears bifocals,' and one of my genius producers said, 'That line's got to go; I don't put my name on this movie with that line in it,' and I said why and he said, 'They didn't talk like that then; its anachronistic.'
    p. 320.7
  • Me again, last time this chapter: no, that is not anachronistic either; there were golf balls in Scotland seven hundred years ago, and, not only that, remember Inigo had studied with MacPherson the Scot.
    p. 321.6

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