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15 Words That Mean Something Totally Different To Liberal Arts Grads

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1. "Concentration"

What it means: Focus, or density (most practically, this applies to juice)What it means to liberal arts grads: Your course of study: usually a hybrid of social issues, academic theory, and media studies with a name long enough to be the title of a Fiona Apple album.
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What it means: Focus, or density (most practically, this applies to juice)

What it means to liberal arts grads: Your course of study: usually a hybrid of social issues, academic theory, and media studies with a name long enough to be the title of a Fiona Apple album.

2. "Library"

What it means: A place for the community to take out books, movies, and use computers.What it means to liberal arts grads: The video game level where you negotiate a grimy lit labyrinth of stressed out twenty-somethings, study drugs, and loud freshmen gossiping in order to get the one copy of the text left on course reserve and get out unscathed.
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What it means: A place for the community to take out books, movies, and use computers.

What it means to liberal arts grads: The video game level where you negotiate a grimy lit labyrinth of stressed out twenty-somethings, study drugs, and loud freshmen gossiping in order to get the one copy of the text left on course reserve and get out unscathed.

3. "Whole Foods"

What it means: An upscale grocery store.What it means to liberal arts grads: Buffet style food that unexpectedly triggers your PT(DH)SD: post-traumatic dining hall stress disorder.
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What it means: An upscale grocery store.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Buffet style food that unexpectedly triggers your PT(DH)SD: post-traumatic dining hall stress disorder.

4. "QR"

What it means: An abbreviation for the American Quarter or the band Quiet Riot.What it means to liberal arts grads: The quantitative requirement you will have inevitably saved for the Spring of your Senior year, which you will then spend trying to figure out "The Biology of Science Fiction" or "Organic Chemistry for Foodies". You will almost not graduate and scrape by with a D+.
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What it means: An abbreviation for the American Quarter or the band Quiet Riot.

What it means to liberal arts grads: The quantitative requirement you will have inevitably saved for the Spring of your Senior year, which you will then spend trying to figure out "The Biology of Science Fiction" or "Organic Chemistry for Foodies". You will almost not graduate and scrape by with a D+.

5. "Townie "

What it means: A person who lives in a town most famous for a college-age population. What it means to liberal arts grads: This guy.
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What it means: A person who lives in a town most famous for a college-age population.

What it means to liberal arts grads: This guy.

6. "The Pub"

What it means: Somewhere people order soup at the bar. What it means to liberal arts grads: Finally, a drink that has ice and isn't served in a solo cup.
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What it means: Somewhere people order soup at the bar.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Finally, a drink that has ice and isn't served in a solo cup.

7. "Chapel"

What it means: Somewhere religious services are held.What it means to liberal arts grads: Where you take your most special guests.
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What it means: Somewhere religious services are held.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Where you take your most special guests.

8. "Beer Pong"

What it means: Dudes drinking skunky/flat Keystone Light, often not wearing shirts. What it means to liberal arts grads: Not a joking matter.
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What it means: Dudes drinking skunky/flat Keystone Light, often not wearing shirts.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Not a joking matter.

9. "Philosophy"

What it means: Someone's beliefs or morals.What it means to liberal arts grads: Everyone put out your cigarettes and flee the smoking area. This is not a drill.
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What it means: Someone's beliefs or morals.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Everyone put out your cigarettes and flee the smoking area. This is not a drill.

10. "Campus Safety"

What it means: An important aspect of any college or university. What it means to liberal arts grads: Institutionalized party-poopers/an SUV that terrorizes dorms and keggers.
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What it means: An important aspect of any college or university.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Institutionalized party-poopers/an SUV that terrorizes dorms and keggers.

11. "Adderall"

What it means: ADHD medication. What it means to liberal arts grads: A "Faustian deal" where you can access all knowledge if you are willing to turn into a robot tweaker for a little while.
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What it means: ADHD medication.

What it means to liberal arts grads: A "Faustian deal" where you can access all knowledge if you are willing to turn into a robot tweaker for a little while.

12. "Acapella"

What it means: A largely outmoded form of singing without instrumentation. What it means to liberal arts grads: A mode of attack that will always catch you in your most vulnerable, stressed out, and sleep deprived moments.
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What it means: A largely outmoded form of singing without instrumentation.

What it means to liberal arts grads: A mode of attack that will always catch you in your most vulnerable, stressed out, and sleep deprived moments.

13. "Rugby"

What it means: A demanding contact sport that should be avoided by non-athletic types.What it means to liberal arts grads: Something people will tell you "anyone can do" and is "really fun" that you will quickly realize is a demanding contact sport that should be avoided by non-athletic types.
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What it means: A demanding contact sport that should be avoided by non-athletic types.

What it means to liberal arts grads: Something people will tell you "anyone can do" and is "really fun" that you will quickly realize is a demanding contact sport that should be avoided by non-athletic types.

14. "Parents Weekend"

What it means: Quality time with the folks. What it means to liberal arts grads: A yearly holiday of fancy dinners, boozy brunches, and day trips to cultural events.
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What it means: Quality time with the folks.

What it means to liberal arts grads: A yearly holiday of fancy dinners, boozy brunches, and day trips to cultural events.

15. "Alumni"

What it means: Old farts marooning around college campuses clinging onto their bygone youth. What it means to liberal arts grads: You and everyone you know. Oh, to be young again...
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What it means: Old farts marooning around college campuses clinging onto their bygone youth.

What it means to liberal arts grads: You and everyone you know. Oh, to be young again...

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