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17 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning If You're From UP

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1. Paper

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What it usually means: A material used for writing or printing on.

What it means if you're from UP: Something that's required for you to do in order to pass a subject. Also, the bane of your existence.

2. Talent

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What it usually means: A special ability that allows someone to do something well.

What it means if you're from UP: Something you need to prepare every start of the semester to ensure you have complete units.

3. Enlist

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What is usually means: To sign up or to enroll oneself in something.

What it means if you're from UP: Waking up early in the morning only to wait for a page to load forever and to see a schedule you didn't sign up for.

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5. Tres

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What it usually means: The number that comes after uno and dos.

What it means if you're from UP: A grade you're not proud of, but also a blessing, especially when you thought you were gonna fail the subject.

7. High school valedictorian

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What it usually means: A person who graduated at the top of his/her class during high school.

What it means if you're from UP: Nothing. It means nothing because it doesn't matter.

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9. Graduate

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What it usually means: To earn a degree from a school, college, or university.

What it means it you're from UP: One of the hardest things you will ever do in your lifetime.

10. Delayed

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What it usually means: A situation which something happens later than it should.

What it means if you're from UP: Something you wish would not happen to your graduation, but usually happens anyway. Doesn't necessarily need to involve having unprotected sex, IYKWIM.

11. Tan lines

Twitter: @imsoanicool

What it usually means: A part of an otherwise tanned body usually caused bikini straps.


What it means if you're from UP:
That annoying part of your feet usually caused by walking around the campus all day.

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12. Dress

Twitter: @trixiesongco

What is usually means: A fancy article of clothing usually worn during special occasions.

What it means when you're from UP: An article of clothing you wear because your clean laundry hasn't arrived yet and you've got nothing to wear anymore.

13. Scholar

Twitter: @CentyBabes

What it usually means: A student who's given an amount of money to help pay for his/her education.

What it means if you're from UP: A name you've been called ever since you passed the admission test. And most of the time, it means nothing more.