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02/13/2015 09:09 am ET Updated Feb 13, 2015

Fifty Shades Of Grey: The Movie Transforms Anastasia Steele. (Christian Grey, Not So Much.)

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The two words most conspicuously absent from the movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey are “Holy crap.” In the book, our heroine, Anastasia Steele, uses the phrase the way people used “dude” in the ’90s: to underline every emotion, from furious to indignant to scared to embarrassed to utterly delighted. Given the extreme control series author E.L. James is said to have exerted over the movie, the omission is curious.

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