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17 Words That Have A Different Meaning When You're In Your Mid-Twenties

Drinking sure ain't like it used to be.

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3. "Student loans"

Universal Pictures

What it used to mean: Money that you borrow to help you get through school.

What it means now: The main reason you're ready to cut a bitch whenever you look at your bank account.

4. "Rent"

Funny Or Die

What it used to mean: A certain amount of money you give to your landlord on a monthly basis in exchange for a place to live.

What it means now: The very bane of your existence because you constantly think about where else that money could be going, like to those damn loans.

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6. "Getting married"

E!

What it used to mean: When two people in love swear to be together forever under a legal contract.

What it means now: Something that literally everyone on your Facebook timeline is doing now.

8. "Drinking"

DreamWorks SKG

What it used to mean: Consuming copious amounts of alcohol and being able to handle it like a BOSS.

What it means now: Something you do much less of because you can't bear the thought of having a hangover.

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11. "Going out"

CBS

What it used to mean: Hitting up bars and clubs multiple times in a week.

What it means now: A very rare occasion in which you find the energy and strength to leave your house for the sake of maintaining a healthy social life.

12. "Eating healthy"

Columbia Pictures

What it used to mean: Eating carrots as snacks in between all the junk you eat throughout the day.

What it means now: Actually having to watch what you eat because your metabolism is slowing down.

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13. "Friends"

The CW

What it used to mean: What you automatically labeled anyone who had the same interests as you.

What it means now: A tight-knit group of no more than three or four "ride-or-dies" that you know for sure will be around for the long haul.

15. "Childhood"

Walt Disney Productions

What it used to mean: An era in one's life when they're a child.

What it means now: Something that you reminisce about and makes you realize that you're a quarter of a century old.

16. "Pop culture"

Bravo

What it used to mean: Popular culture that you know all about at all times.

What it means now: Something that you make a conscious effort to keep up with, thanks to the youths and their new lingo.