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27 Words Only "Office" Fans Will Really Understand

I. Declare. Bankruptcy.

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1. Assistant

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What it usually means: Someone who works under someone else.

What it means to Office fans: A word that you cannot say unless it's followed by the words "to the."

2. Bankruptcy

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What it usually means: The state of being bankrupt.

What it means to Office fans: Something you declare and/or yell at no one in particular when you want your money problems to go away.

3. George Foreman Grill

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What it usually means: A specific grill brand.

What it means to Office fans: A grill that you keep by the side of your bed and cook bacon on so that you can wake up to the smell of bacon.

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4. Teapot

NBC / Via Netflix

What it usually means: A pot often used to brew tea.

What it means to Office fans: Something you fill with sentimental items and give to the person you're secretly in love with.

5. Benihana

NBC / Via Netflix

What it usually means: A hibachi restaurant.

What it means to Office fans: A place to pick up women during the holiday season. Sometimes it's referred to as "Asian Hooters."

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8. Herr's Potato Chips

NBC / Via Netflix

What it usually means: A brand of potato chips.

What it means to Office fans: A symbol of the dark period of Jim and Pam's relationship.

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14. Merger

NBC / Via Netflix

What it usually means: A combination of two things.

What it means to Office fans: When Jim and Pam were reunited and the world started to right itself.

15. Niagara Falls

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What it usually means: The name for three waterfalls between Canada and the United States.

What it means to Office fans: Where Jim and Pam ran off to when they they wanted to get married surrounded by the only people who ~truly~ matter: each other.

17. Chili's

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What it usually means: A Tex-Mex chain restaurant.

What it means to Office fans: One of Michael's all-time favorite restaurants. Also, the place Pam was permanently banned from.

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21. Chocolate Pudding

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What it usually means: A delicious snack.

What it means to Office fans: Something you can hide crushed Aspirin in when your boss is being extra cranky.

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