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22 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning When You Live In The Countryside

You have no idea, city dwellers.

1. “Signal”

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Usually means: What your phone always has so it can make calls.
Now means: Something that only exists in as a hypothetical concept.

2. “View”

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Usually means: Lumps of concrete.
Now means: Lovely rolling hills.

3. “Bullshit”

Usually means: An expletive used to describe something that probably isn’t true.
Now means: What literally everything smells of for four months of the year.

4. “Hayfever”

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Usually means: An annoying condition.
Now means: A completely debilitating condition.

5. “Outside”

Usually means: Not inside.
Now means: A glorious place full of green things, and scenery, and animals.

6. “Take-away.”

Usually means: Food that will be delivered painlessly to your door.
Now means: Food that you will have to go and pick up from the nearest town because they don’t deliver out that far.

7. “Internet”

Usually means: Something that can bring you basically anything you want instantly.
Now means: Something that can bring you basically anything you want after a few hours of buffering.

8. “Cows”

Usually means: An animal, often used to provide milk or beef.
Now means: A very real reason you can be late for work.

9. “Sheep”

Usually means: Animals, often used to provide wool and mutton.
Now means: A very real reason you can be late for work.

10. “Pub”

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Usually means: The place you go at the end of the day.
Now means: What your village used to have five of, and now has one. If you’re lucky.

11. “Cock”

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Usually means: A person who is annoying.
Now means: The thing that won’t shut up at 5am. Also annoying.

12. “Bus”

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Usually means: Useful form of transport.
Now means: Possibly a fictional construct, never actually been seen in real life.

13. “Raffle”

Usually means: A competition where you win prizes.
Now means: A competition where you win meat.

14. “Road”

Usually means: Where you can drive.
Now means: Where you can swim.

15. “One drink”

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Usually means: What you say you’ll have in the evening, but you definitely won’t.
Now means: What you say you’ll have in the evening, but you actually will or else you’ll get stranded because you can’t drive.

16. “Horses”

Usually means: Things the police ride in the city to control crowds.
Now means: Things you have to drive very slowly past every single day.

17. “Pheasant”

Usually means: Bird.
Now means: Traffic hazard.

18. “Wellies”

Usually means: Luxury for when you go to a festival.
Now means: Essential for when you go to outside.

19. “Fox”

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Usually means: Animal that gets in your bins.
Now means: Animal that gets in front of your car.

20. “Quiet”

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Usually means: When there’s not much noise.
Now means: When there’s actually no noise, and you can’t sleep because there is literally no sound.

21. “Tipping”

Usually means: What British people don’t really do to waiters.
Now means: What rural people don’t really do to cows.

22. “Dark”

Usually means: When you can only see using streetlamps.
Now means: When you can’t see.

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