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27 Words Only "Office" Fans Will Really Understand

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1. Assistant

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."
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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

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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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.

4. Teapot

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.
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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.

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5. Benihana

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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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."

6. Refrigeration

What it usually means: The act or process of refrigerating.

What it means to Office fans: Bob Vance, Vance Refrigeration.

7. Pretzel

What it usually means: A type of bread that is shaped like a loose knot.What it means to Office fans: Pretzel Day, aka Stanley's favorite day of the year.
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What it usually means: A type of bread that is shaped like a loose knot.

What it means to Office fans: Pretzel Day, aka Stanley's favorite day of the year.

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8. Herr's Potato Chips

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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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.

9. Monkey

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What it usually means: A small to medium-sized primate.

What it means to Office fans: The uniquely wonderful romance between Dwight and Angela.

10. Jell-O

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What it usually means: A fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.

What it means to Office fans: Something you can hide office supplies in.

11. Country Crock

What it usually means: A type of spreadable butter.What it means to Office fans: A type of spreadable butter good for rubbing on people's injured feet.
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What it usually means: A type of spreadable butter.

What it means to Office fans: A type of spreadable butter good for rubbing on people's injured feet.

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12. Parkour

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What it usually means: The sport of rapidly running, jumping, and climbing.

What it means to Office fans: Michael, Dwight, and Andy's chance to become YouTube sensations.

13. Diwali

What it usually means: A Hindu festival celebrated every year.What it means to Office fans: Another chance for Michael Scott to embarrass himself.
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What it usually means: A Hindu festival celebrated every year.

What it means to Office fans: Another chance for Michael Scott to embarrass himself.

14. Merger

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.
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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.

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16. All-Inclusive

What it usually means: An adjective to describe something that includes everything or everyone.What it means to Office fans: Michael's trip to Jamaica.
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What it usually means: An adjective to describe something that includes everything or everyone.

What it means to Office fans: Michael's trip to Jamaica.

17. Chili's

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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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.

18. Sbarro

What it usually means: A pizzeria chain.What it means to Office fans: According to Michael, his favorite "New York pizza joint."
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What it usually means: A pizzeria chain.

What it means to Office fans: According to Michael, his favorite "New York pizza joint."

19. Beets

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What it usually means: An edible root.

What it means to Office fans: One of Dwight's other sources of income.

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20. Cornell

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What it usually means: A university in the United States.

What it means to Office fans: Andy's alma mater and the home of "Here Comes Treble."

21. Chocolate Pudding

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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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.

22. Candle

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What it usually means: Wax with a central wick that is lit to produce light.

What it means to Office fans: That time Jan self-destructed and tried to sell candles to everyone.

23. Superstitious

What it usually means: Having or showing a belief in superstitions.What it means to Office fans: Someone who is more than a little stitious.
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What it usually means: Having or showing a belief in superstitions.

What it means to Office fans: Someone who is more than a little stitious.

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24. ASAP

What it usually means: An acronym for "as soon as possible."What it means to Office fans: The word used in the phrase "as ASAP as possible."
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What it usually means: An acronym for "as soon as possible."

What it means to Office fans: The word used in the phrase "as ASAP as possible."

25. Negative Diagnosis

What it usually means: A "good" diagnosis.What it means to Office fans: That Kevin is basically going to die.
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What it usually means: A "good" diagnosis.

What it means to Office fans: That Kevin is basically going to die.

26. Tuna

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What it usually means: A type of fish.

What it means to Office fans: Jim's nickname, Big Tuna...because one day he ate a tuna sandwich.

27. That's What She Said

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What it usually means: A sex joke.

What it means to Office fans: A sex joke that will never not make you giggle.