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13 Words That Mean Different Things After Taylor Swift

"Out of the woods" will never be the same.

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1. "Shake"

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What it used to mean: A vibrating, trembling movement.

What it means now: A WAY OF LIFE.

2. "Out Of The Woods"

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What it used to mean: An expression meaning you've overcome the worst of a situation.

What it means now: The experience of dating someone you can never fully relax around because your relationship is always in anxiety-inducing limbo.

3. "22"

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What it used to mean: The age when one normally graduates college and worries about the future.

What it means now: The best age so far, because you're young and free and have so much ahead of you, so stop stressing so much.

4. "Red"

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What it used to mean: A vibrant, passionate color.

What it means now: The best color, especially when presented in the form of lipstick.

5. "Gym"

What it used to mean: A place to exercise where you leave feeling sweaty and gross but ultimately good.What it means now: A mysterious location where you magically come out looking better than when you did walking in. How???
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What it used to mean: A place to exercise where you leave feeling sweaty and gross but ultimately good.

What it means now: A mysterious location where you magically come out looking better than when you did walking in. How???

6. "Bangs"

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What it used to mean: A patch of hair obscuring your forehead.

What it means now: A full identity makeover.

7. "Breakup"

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What it used to mean: The end of a relationship.

What it means now: The start of a creative awakening.

8. "Never Ever"

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What it used to mean: Not going to happen.

What it means now: Not ever ever EVER going to happen. Especially if you're a dumb boy. Keep moving, son.

9. "Boyfriend"

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What it used to mean: A male person who you spend a significant amount of time with.

What it means now: A guaranteed muse (with lucrative results), no matter how the relationship ends.

10. "Girlfriend"

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What it used to mean: A female person who you spend a significant amount of time with.

What it means now: The best human you will ever meet.

11. "Dancing"

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What it used to mean: A rhythmic, coordinated movement to music.

What it means now: Anything goes. Have fun, no matter who's watching. Who cares?

12. "New York"

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What it used to mean: A city that's complicated but ultimately worth living in if you're ambitious.

What it means now: The most perfect place on earth.

13. "Cat"

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What it used to mean: An often-domesticated, fluffy animal.

What it means now: The superior pet and true reason for life on this earth.

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