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    Updated on Dec 9, 2018. Posted on Nov 4, 2015

    25 Words You Don't Actually Understand Unless You're A "Doctor Who" Fan

    Allons-y!

    1. Screwdriver

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A tool used for screws.

    What it means to Whovians: Sonic, and can seemingly do anything (except wood).

    2. Police Box

    BBC

    What it means to other people: An old British telephone booth for police.

    What it means to Whovians: The TARDIS, AKA the most beautiful sight in time and space.

    3. Delete

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A button on the keyboard.

    What it means to Whovians: How you know the Cybermen are coming.

    4. Exterminate

    BBC

    What it means to other people: What you do to bugs.

    What it means to Whovians: A Dalek's favorite phrase.

    5. Gas mask

    BBC

    What it means to other people: Protective gear from harmful gas.

    What it means to Whovians: THAT TERRIFYING KID OH GOD GET AWAY.

    6. Statue

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A stone version of a being that is definitely not alive.

    What it means to Whovians: A murderer, probably. Especially if in angel form.

    7. Blink

    BBC

    What it means to other people: Something your eyes do regularly.

    What it means to Whovians: SOMETHING YOU SHOULD NEVER DO.

    8. Shadow

    BBC

    What it means to other people: That thing that happens when something blocks the light.

    What it means to Whovians: If you have two, you're dead.

    9. Captain Jack

    BBC

    What it means to other people: Johnny Depp's character in Pirates of the Caribbean.

    What it means to Whovians: CAPTAIN JACK HARKNESS!

    10. Hello

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A fairly standard greeting.

    What it means to Whovians: How you know if Jack Harkness wants to have sex with you. (Hint: He does.)

    11. Rose

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A pretty flower.

    What it means to Whovians: NOOO ROSE, ROSE TYLER I-, WHY, WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS.

    12. Bad Wolf

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    What it means to other people: A wolf who is misbehaving.

    What it means to Whovians: YESSS ROSE SLAY!

    13. Horse

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A nice animal.

    What it means to Whovians: His name is Arthur, and the Doctor is keeping him.

    14. Expelliarmus

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A Harry Potter spell.

    What it means to Whovians: Martha Jones saving the day, again.

    15. Alright

    BBC

    What it means to other people: When things are OK.

    What it means to Whovians: When things are absolutely not OK.

    16. Bow ties

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A fancy alternative to a tie.

    What it means to Whovians: COOL.

    17. Fez

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A hat often seen in the Middle East.

    What it means to Whovians: A hat the Doctor loves a little too much.

    18. River

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A flowing body of water.

    What it means to Whovians: A freakin' badass.

    19. Antlers

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    What it means to other people: Part of a deer.

    What it means to Whovians: Wilfred's holiday spirit.

    20. Silence

    BBC

    What it means to other people: Absence of sound.

    What it means to Whovians: Terrifyingly dapper aliens.

    21. Tally Marks

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A way of counting.

    What it means to Whovians: AHH THERE ARE LIKE 27 SILENCE DUDES IN THIS ROOM!

    22. Fantastic

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A positive exclamation.

    What it means to Whovians: The word that makes you miss the 9th Doctor.

    23. Allons-y

    BBC

    What it means to other people: French for "Let's go."

    What it means to Whovians: All the 10th Doctor feels.

    24. Geronimo

    BBC

    What it means to other people: A funny word.

    What it means to Whovians: A word best said by Amy.

    25. Your doctor

    BBC

    What it means to other people: The person who gives you medical exams.

    What it means to Whovians: The one who will always have your heart. <3

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