18 Words That Have A Completely Different Meaning In Bristol

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2. "Triangle"

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What it means normally: A geometric figure formed of three sides.

What it means in Bristol: An area at the top of Park Street made up almost entirely of bars, where drunken memories begin.

4. "Daps"

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What it means normally: An abbreviation of N-Dubz singer and Celebrity Big Brother runner-up Dappy's name.

What it means in Bristol: Light, rubber-soled gym shoes that everyone else in the country weirdly calls "plimsolls".

5. "Led"

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What it means normally: Past tense and past participle of "lead", which means to go before or with to show the way.

What it means in Bristol: To be lying down, e.g. "I was led on my bed."

7. "Public transport"

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What it means normally: Buses, trains, and other forms of transport available to the public which run on fixed timetables and routes.

What it means in Bristol: LOL whut? Waiting at a bus stop for several hours until one finally decides to turn up.

11. "Hill"

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What it means normally: A naturally raised area of land.

What it means in Bristol: Dying from exhaustion halfway up Park Street.

13. "The Gas"

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What it means normally: A substance which is neither solid nor liquid at certain temperatures.

What it means in Bristol: Bristol Rovers Football Club. A fan of the club is called a "Gashead".

15. "Propaganda"

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What it means normally: Misleading information used to promote a political opinion.

What it means in Bristol: An alternative club night that has spread all over the country but originated in Bristol, and is a compulsory clubbing destination for every A-level student in the city.

17. "Where's it to?"

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What it means normally: Err...nothing.

What it means in Bristol: "Where is the thing you're talking about?"

(Will be met with very confused looks if used outside of Bristol.)