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19 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning On “Game Of Thrones”

A wedding doesn’t mean what you think it means. Spoilers ahead for anyone not up to date with the last episode.

1. “Wedding”

What it usually means: A joyous celebration of the marriage of two people who have fallen madly in love.

What it means in Westeros: A guaranteed death sentence.

2. “Needle”

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What it usually means: A pinpoint object sometimes used to sew clothes.

What it means in Westeros: A small sword Arya uses to bring her enemies hell.

3. “Winter is coming”

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What it usually means: The coldest season of the year, usually accompanied by snow and ice, is about to hit your geographical location.

What it means in Westeros: You better run ‘cause shit is about to go down.

4. “The Wall”

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What it usually means: A structure that typically provides shelter or security.

What it means in Westeros: A 700-foot structure made of solid ice that is defended by the Night’s Watch and (usually) keeps out the wildlings.

5. “Viper”

What it usually means: A venomous snake that will probably kill you OR a really fast sports car.

What it means in Westeros: A beloved but cocky son of a bitch who should’ve just listened to Tyrion and worn a helmet.

6. “Mountain”

What it usually means: A large landform that is usually part of a range of breathtaking scenery.

What it means in Westeros: A large human who will gouge your eyes and crush your head until it explodes.

7. “Siblings”

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What it usually means: Someone you share parents with and should probably not make out with.

What it means in Westeros: Go for it. ;)

8. “Snow”

What it usually means: White stuff that falls from the sky in winter.

What it means in Westeros: A very attractive (but sort of depressing) bastard who knows nothing. (Or a psychotic, evil bastard who needs to fucking relax.)

9. “Justice”

 

What it usually means: A concept of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, and fairness.

What it means in Westeros: Fuck you right back.

10. “Walker”

What it usually means: Someone who likes to walk.

What it means in Westeros: A white, mummy-like demon with glowing blue eyes and a weird obsession with babies.

11. “Flying”

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What it usually means: Something birds, planes, and Superman do.

What it means in Westeros: Execution by Moon Door.

12. “Stark”

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What it usually means: Severe or bare in appearance or outline.

What it means in Westeros: A family name that obviously has a death curse.

13. “Hound”

What it usually means: A type of dog that has really floppy ears and looks majestic as fuck when running.

What it means in Westeros: A ruthless killer with a half-burnt face who seriously hates the king.

14. “Sausage”

What it usually means: A type of meat that humans eat, typically with breakfast.

What it means in Westeros: A metaphor for Theon Greyjoy’s decapitated (get it??) penis.

15. “Purple”

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What it usually means: A range of color hues occurring between red and blue.

What it means in Westeros: The color of King Joffrey Baratheon’s face when he was poisoned and killed. (YAAAAASS)

16. “Necklace”

What it usually means: A piece of jewelry worn around the neck.

What it means in Westeros: A murder weapon.

17. “Reek”

What it usually means: When something smells really bad.

What it means in Westeros: A guy who lost his mind (and his favorite appendage).

18. “Family”

What it usually means: A group of people affiliated by birth or marriage who sometimes fight but still love each other.

What it means in Westeros: A group of people affiliated by birth or marriage who play too many literal rounds of “Kill, Fuck, Marry.”

19. “Boss-ass bitch”

What it usually means: Someone who is better than you in every way possible.

What it means in Westeros: Daenerys Targaryen.

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