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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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2. Sebastian

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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.

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3. Bacon

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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15. Fart Attack

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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

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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.

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19. Permit

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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

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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.

24. Literally

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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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