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24 Words That Mean Something Completely Different To “Parks & Rec” Fans

Breakfast foods just have a totally different meaning in Pawnee.

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1. Pit

What it usually means: A large hole.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A great place for a park, and the spot where it all started.
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What it usually means: A large hole.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A great place for a park, and the spot where it all started.

2. Sebastian

What it usually means: A boy's name or the name of a vibrant lobster who lives under the sea and chills with a mermaid named Ariel.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Li'l Sebastian, who is literally the best nonhuman to grace this earth. He can do no wrong.
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What it usually means: A boy's name or the name of a vibrant lobster who lives under the sea and chills with a mermaid named Ariel.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Li'l Sebastian, who is literally the best nonhuman to grace this earth. He can do no wrong.

3. Bacon

What it usually means: Cured meat from a pig.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A meat so precious that when you order it, you should order all of it.
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What it usually means: Cured meat from a pig.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A meat so precious that when you order it, you should order all of it.

4. Waffles

What it usually means: A breakfast food made out of dough, usually covered in syrup.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Along with whipped cream, the only food you'll ever need.
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What it usually means: A breakfast food made out of dough, usually covered in syrup.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Along with whipped cream, the only food you'll ever need.

5. FBI

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What it usually means: The domestic intelligence and security service of the United States.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The agency that employs one of its most passionate members: Burt Macklin.

6. Indiana

What it usually means: A U.S. state.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Home to Pawnee, a city filled with sugar-addicted citizens, waffles, Duke Silver, and beautiful parks.
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What it usually means: A U.S. state.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Home to Pawnee, a city filled with sugar-addicted citizens, waffles, Duke Silver, and beautiful parks.

7. France

What it usually means: A country in Europe.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A place no good, loyal American should ever take a step in. Ever.
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What it usually means: A country in Europe.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A place no good, loyal American should ever take a step in. Ever.

8. Tammy

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What it usually means: A woman's name.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A name associated with insane amounts of sex, deception, and craziness. A woman who goes by this name has the ability to make even the strongest person go weak at the knees.

9. Salad

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What it usually means: A cold dish of various greens and/or vegetables.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The food your food eats.

10. Library

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What it usually means: A building or room containing collections of books.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Hell. Literal hell. Like, why do libraries even exist in the first place?

11. Uterus

What it usually means: The organ in a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A word to use in the popular phrase "Uteruses before duderuses."
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What it usually means: The organ in a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A word to use in the popular phrase "Uteruses before duderuses."

12. Calzone

What it usually means: A type of pizza that is folded in half before cooking.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Either pizza's ugly cousin that doesn't taste good at all, or a food so great it deserves its own restaurant: The Low-Cal Calzone Zone.
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What it usually means: A type of pizza that is folded in half before cooking.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Either pizza's ugly cousin that doesn't taste good at all, or a food so great it deserves its own restaurant: The Low-Cal Calzone Zone.

13. Nipple

What it usually means: A part of the human anatomy.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A word synonymous with "boob hat."
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What it usually means: A part of the human anatomy.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A word synonymous with "boob hat."

14. Party Platter

What it usually means: A platter of food that serves many people.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A dish for one person who really likes meat.
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What it usually means: A platter of food that serves many people.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A dish for one person who really likes meat.

15. Fart Attack

What it usually means: When your older sibling tries to fart on you.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The most hilarious medical emergency that ever happened.
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What it usually means: When your older sibling tries to fart on you.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The most hilarious medical emergency that ever happened.

16. Treat

What it usually means: A word combined with "trick" on Halloween.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A word combined with "yo' self" on the best and most luxurious day of the year.
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What it usually means: A word combined with "trick" on Halloween.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A word combined with "yo' self" on the best and most luxurious day of the year.

17. Jerry

What it usually means: A name that's short for Gerald.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The name of a very dull person with an inexplicably hot wife.
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What it usually means: A name that's short for Gerald.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The name of a very dull person with an inexplicably hot wife.

18. Cone

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What it usually means: A three-dimensional geometric shape.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The strategic essence of the hit game "Cones of Dunshire."

19. Permit

What it usually means: A document from the government that usually requires many submitted forms and steps.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A piece of paper that says you can do whatever you want.
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What it usually means: A document from the government that usually requires many submitted forms and steps.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A piece of paper that says you can do whatever you want.

20. Ludacris

What it usually means: A rapper famous for hits like "Move Bitch" and "Get Back."What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The Latin name of a specific species of flower.
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What it usually means: A rapper famous for hits like "Move Bitch" and "Get Back."

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The Latin name of a specific species of flower.

21. Land Mine

What it usually means: A dangerous explosive device.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A perfectly acceptable decoration for one's desk.
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What it usually means: A dangerous explosive device.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A perfectly acceptable decoration for one's desk.

22. Valentine's Day

What it usually means: A romantic holiday taking place on Feb. 14.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: The day that comes after the much more important Galentine's Day.

23. Roomba

What it usually means: A robotic vacuum.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A robotic vacuum that also makes an excellent DJ.
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What it usually means: A robotic vacuum.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: A robotic vacuum that also makes an excellent DJ.

24. Literally

What it usually means: In a literal manner or sense; exactly.What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Chris Traeger's favorite word to use in the entire universe. Ex: "That idea is literally the greatest idea I've ever heard in my life."
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What it usually means: In a literal manner or sense; exactly.

What it means to Parks and Recreation fans: Chris Traeger's favorite word to use in the entire universe. Ex: "That idea is literally the greatest idea I've ever heard in my life."

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