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19 Words That Mean Something Different For "Grey's Anatomy" Fans

Carousel: a source of never-ending anguish.

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ABC

What this usually means: A ride for children.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: A metaphor for the terrifying and stressful things that happen to you when you become an adult.

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ABC

What this usually means: A sad fact of life.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: Something that is definitely, definitely going to happen to your favourite character.

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ABC

What this usually means: Small humans that you give birth to and continue to look after as they grow up.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: Small humans that you give birth to and then they disappear from your life.

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ABC

What this usually means: A room where surgeries take place.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: A room where surgeons can share intimate details of their lives and basically get a therapy session... while operating on a patient.

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ABC

What this usually means: A US state.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: A blonde, peppy lady who wears Heelys and made one mistake and please can she and Callie get back together?

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ABC

What this usually means: The loving union of two people, hopefully for life.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: The loving (or convenient) union of two people, until the inevitable separation by cheating or death. Can take place on a Post-It note.

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ABC

What this usually means: A place where doctors go to sleep on their breaks.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: A place where the doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial go to have sex, mainly with people they’ve been trying to avoid.

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ABC

What this usually means: A soft, lovable toy for children.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: A beautiful and ridiculously smart doctor who was in love with Owen and then married a patient. Please come back.

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ABC

What this usually means: LVAD stands for Left Ventricular Assist Device, and it’s an implanted mechanical pump that helps an impaired heart.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: Izzie going nuts and cutting Denny’s LVAD wire to try and speed up his heart transplant.

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ABC

What this usually means: A colour in between black and white.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: Well duh. From Ellis Grey to Meredith Grey and all Mer's random half-sisters, the Grey connection is strong and never-ending in this show.

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ABC

What this usually means: A band no one has really thought about since 2006.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: The band that keeps making all fans cry and wail every goddamn time “Chasing Cars” is played.

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ABC

What this usually means: The things on your face above your eyes.

What this means to Grey’s Anatomy fans: The time Mama Burke took Cristina’s eyebrows before her failed nuptials.

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