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

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1. Screwdriver

What it means to other people: A tool used for screws. What it means to Whovians: Sonic, and can seemingly do anything (except wood).
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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

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.
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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

What it means to other people: A button on the keyboard.What it means to Whovians: How you know the Cybermen are coming.
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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

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

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

5. Gas mask

What it means to other people: Protective gear from harmful gas.What it means to Whovians: THAT TERRIFYING KID OH GOD GET AWAY.
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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

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.
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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

What it means to other people: Something your eyes do regularly. What it means to Whovians: SOMETHING YOU SHOULD NEVER DO.
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What it means to other people: Something your eyes do regularly.

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

8. Shadow

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.
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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

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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

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.)
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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

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.
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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

What it means to other people: A nice animal.What it means to Whovians: His name is Arthur, and the Doctor is keeping him.
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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

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

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

15. Alright

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

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

16. Bow ties

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

What it means to Whovians: COOL.

17. Fez

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.
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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

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

What it means to Whovians: A freakin' badass.

19. Antlers

What it means to other people: Part of a deer. What it means to Whovians: Wilfred's holiday spirit.
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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

What it means to other people: Absence of sound.What it means to Whovians: Terrifyingly dapper aliens.
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What it means to other people: Absence of sound.

What it means to Whovians: Terrifyingly dapper aliens.

21. Tally Marks

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!
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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

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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

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

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

24. Geronimo

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What it means to other people: A funny word.

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

25. Your doctor

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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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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