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17 Words Only Twentysomething Grandmas Will Understand

Friday nights have a whole new meaning.

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1. "Friday night"

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What it normally means: The most popular night of the week for going out, particularly if you work 9-5.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: The perfect opportunity to stay in with a book or your favourite TV show, and a cup of tea.

2. "Home"

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What it normally means: The place where you permanently reside.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: A canvas to be decorated to your heart's desire with all the furniture and kitchen appliances you definitely can't afford (but buy anyway).

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3. "Practical"

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What it normally means: An adjective to describe something suitable for a particular purpose.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: An adjective to describe your entire wardrobe.

4. "Lie in"

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What it normally means: The decision to stay in bed for longer than you normally would, usually at the weekend.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: The decision to stay in and lie on the sofa while everyone else goes out and gets smashed, usually at the weekend.

5. "10pm"

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What it normally means: The time of day when most people are winding down.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: You are already peacefully asleep (and if you're not, you want to be).

6. "Bath"

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What it normally means: A large container where people wash their bodies.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: A site of luxury and the best excuse to use your poshest bath products.

7. "Club"

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What it normally means: A place where people party until the early hours of the morning, while listening to music.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: A place you'll avoid AT ALL COSTS. There's nothing worse than a busy, noisy club with no exit in sight.

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8. "Knitting"

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What it normally means: The practice of making garments out of wool or yarn.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: Your favourite, most rewarding hobby (and if you don't knit, you've thought about it).

9. "Technology"

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What it normally means: The machines around us that characterise our lives today, such as mobile phones and computers.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: Something you don't really get, and can't be bothered to either.

10. "Cardigan"

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What it normally means: A garment worn when it's a little chilly, and buttons down the front.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: Something you will have on you at all times, just in case.

11. "TV"

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What it normally means: A device for watching a variety of shows.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: A device for strictly watching cooking and housing shows, because those are your fave.

12. "Nap"

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What it normally means: A short sleep, usually taken in the day.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: An absolute necessity, which you're always willing to set aside time for.

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13. "Excuse"

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What it normally means: A reason given to justify a fault.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: The thing you automatically reach for when invited to somewhere you definitely don't want to go.

14. "Food"

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What it normally means: A source of energy and nutrition, usually broken up into three meals a day.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: Something you happily spend all your money and time on because it's 100% worth it.

15. "Baking"

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What it normally means: The world of delicious cakes, pastries, and everything in between.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: Something you love spending your weekends doing, and then lovingly forcing your mates to eat what you've made.

16. "Dressing Gown"

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What it normally means: A large garment usually worn after taking a shower.

What it means to twentysomething grandmas: Basically your uniform when you're at home.

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