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22 Words That Have A Different Meaning To "Gilmore Girls" Fans

No, silly — Paris isn't just a city. It's something much more intense than that.

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1. Town Meeting

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What it usually means: An informal public meeting where people in the town voice their opinions.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A chance for Taylor to air everyone's personal problems, especially his own.

2. Coffee

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What it usually means: A brewed drink made from coffee beans.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: Your lifeblood. Without it, you would not be able to function. Not even for one second.

3. Dragonfly

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What it usually means: An insect with transparent wings.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: The Dragonfly Inn, aka the symbol of all of Lorelai's hard work paying off. (Also, home to a great kiss.)

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4. Paul Anka

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What it usually means: A singer, songwriter, and actor.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A dog that has a lot of fears. One of those said fears is stairs.

5. Pop-Tart

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What it usually means: A delicious pastry that your parents would sometimes give you if you were lucky.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A snack that tastes like "freedom, and rebellion, and independence." Emily Gilmore probs hates the idea of them.

6. Friday

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What it usually means: The day of the week before Saturday and after Thursday.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: The day in which you eat dinner with your family and get judged mercilessly.

7. Paris

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What it usually means: The capital of France, otherwise known as the most romantic city in the world.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A strong-minded, extremely motivated, and witty woman who really should have been the star of this show, tbh.

8. Deviled eggs

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What it usually means: Hard-boiled eggs filled with a mayonnaise and mustard mix.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: Food to throw at someone's car when they're being a real jerk.

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10. Doula

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What it usually means: Someone who is trained to assist another woman during childbirth.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A name that only T.J. and Liz would give their daughter.

11. Vasectomy

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What it usually means: A means of sterilization.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: That thing your husband was supposed to get but then didn't and now you're definitely pregnant again. Sorry, Sookie.

12. Yale

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

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: The college you knew the most about even if you didn't go there. Also, the topic of one of the best Friday night dinner conversations.

13. Wallow

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What it usually means: To roll oneself about in a lazy or ungainly manner. Ex: To wallow in sadness.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A necessary ritual that happens after a breakup, but what Rory wasn't letting herself do at first. Junk food and tears are involved.

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14. Troubadour

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What it usually means: A term used for a musical performer in the High Middle Ages.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: The lovely fellow who serenades the town of Stars Hollow. Oh, and there can only be one.

15. Dance-a-thon

What it usually means: A fundraising event that involves long periods of dancing to raise awareness.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: An event where your longtime boyfriend loudly and publicly dumps you because it's obvious you like someone else.

16. Baby shower

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What it usually means: A party thrown by friends or family members in order to celebrate the birth of a new life.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: An extravagant celebration of a new life in which nothing — not even bed rest — will stop a mother-to-be from attending.

17. Birkin bag

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What it usually means: A luxury, handcrafted leather purse by Hermès that can literally cost as much as a very nice house.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A prestigious bag that is "meant to be used, and seen," according to Emily Gilmore.

18. Pool house

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What it usually means: A small space near the pool that is typically used to store supplies.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: That time in Rory's life when she pretty much quit on all of her dreams.

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19. Gazebo

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What it usually means: A structure resembling a porch that contains a roof, typically found outside.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: A magical place to kiss the ones you love.

20. Maze

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What it usually means: A complicated system of pathways where the end goal is to find the exit.

What it means to Gilmore Girls fans: An extravagant puzzle that takes up the entire town, made up of thousands of hay bales. See also: A place where you accidentally run into your ex.

23. UPDATE

The post has been changed to reflect the status of Jess and Rory's relationship — aka nonexistent — at the time of the infamous egg incident.

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