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19 Words You Don't Actually Understand Unless You Went To The University Of Michigan

You don't know the meaning of "reuben" until you've eaten at Zingerman's.

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3. Reuben

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What other people think it means: A sandwich made with corned beef.

What Ann Arborites know it means: #2 on the Zingerman's menu, quite possibly the greatest sandwich in existence.

5. Jug

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What other people think it means: A vessel used to hold liquid.

What Ann Arborites know it means: A trophy that needs to stay in town...and also a good place to get drinks on South U.

8. Cube

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What other people think it means: A three-dimensional geometric shape.

What Ann Arborites know it means: A really cool art piece that you absolutely have to spin every time you walk by.

10. State

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What other people think it means: One of the divisions of the United States of America.

What Ann Arborites know it means: That school in East Lansing, known as "Little Brother."

11. Buckeye

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What other people think it means: A nut native to Ohio.

What Ann Arborites know it means: The enemy, whose photo does not belong in this post.

13. M

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What other people think it means: The 13th letter of the alphabet.

What Ann Arborites know it means: That part of the ground in front of the grad library that you do NOT want to step on.

14. UGLI

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What other people think it means: Not attractive.

What Ann Arborites know it means: The affectionate nickname for the undergrad library (which also happens to be not very attractive).

15. Meijer

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What other people think it means: A fairly common last name.

What Ann Arborites know it means: A magical place that you have to drive to, but is totally worth it.

16. Sangria

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What other people think it means: A refreshing drink made from wine.

What Ann Arborites know it means: The best thing to drink at Dominick's on a summer day.

17. Bus

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What other people think it means: A mode of public transportation.

What Ann Arborites know it means: The only way to get to North Campus, and a brief but welcome respite from the cold in winter.

18. Diag

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What other people think it means: A mathematical function, short for diagonal.

What Ann Arborites know it means: The best place to take a quick nap on the first warm day of the year.

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