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    May 28, 2019

    24 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Texas

    The state that's great.

    1. "Summer"

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    What it means everywhere else: A time for vacation, road trips, and fun in the sun.

    What in means in Texas: Hell on Earth where the temperatures rarely dip below 100 degrees.

    2. "Winter"

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    What it means everywhere else: The colder months of the year.

    What it means in Texas: The few short weeks when 40- to 50-degree temperatures send the locals into a deep freeze.

    3. "Rain"

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    What it means everywhere else: Periodic precipitation that varies in intensity.

    What it means in Texas: The five times a year the storm of the century rolls through and floods everything.

    4. "Packing"

    5. "Tea"

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    What it means everywhere else: A flavored soothing drink usually served warm.

    What it means in Texas: A cold homemade refreshment that is equal parts sugar, liquid, and deliciousness.

    6. "George Strait"

    7. "Loop"

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    What it means everywhere else: An efficient means to navigate busy highways.

    What it means in Texas: A stop-and-go, soul-sucking death trap that you try to avoid at all costs.

    8. "Dove"

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    What it means everywhere else: A common bird that symbolizes peace.

    What it means in Texas: Prime game for hunting. "If it flies, it dies!"

    9. "Personal vehicle"

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    What it means everywhere else: A wheeled means of transportation.

    What it means in Texas: Using whatever means necessary to go somewhere.

    10. "Football"

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    What it means everywhere else: A popular American team sport.

    What it means in Texas: Religion.

    11. "Cowboy boots"

    12. "Weather forecaster"

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    What it means everywhere else: A newscaster who accurately predicts the weather.

    What it means in Texas: Someone who is not to be trusted.

    13. "Y'all"

    14. "Selena"

    15. "Mexican food"

    16. "Truck"

    17. "Oil"

    18. "Fast food"

    19. "Oven"

    20. "BBQ"

    21. "Wildlife"

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    What it means everywhere else: Squirrels and deer.

    What it means in Texas: Armadillos, hogs, gators, raccoons, and everything in between.

    22. "Coke"

    23. "Snow"

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    What it means everywhere else: White powder falling from the sky during winter.

    What it means in Texas: When an inch of ice forms on the ground once or twice a year and the entire state literally has to shut down.

    24. "Texas"

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