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25 Words Only “Arrested Development” Fans Will Really Understand

Marry me!

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1. Illusion

What it usually means: A mirage, hallucination, or figment of the imagination.What it means to Arrested Development fans: The art practiced by magicians. As in, "I don't have time for your illusions."
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What it usually means: A mirage, hallucination, or figment of the imagination.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The art practiced by magicians. As in, "I don't have time for your illusions."

2. Magic Tricks

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What it usually means: The art practiced by magicians.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Something a whore does for money.

3. Seaward

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What it usually means: Going in the direction of the sea.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The C word.

4. All right

What it usually means: Being in a proper or satisfactory condition.What it means to Arrested Development fans: Having your left hand amputated.
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What it usually means: Being in a proper or satisfactory condition.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Having your left hand amputated.

5. Maybe

What it usually means: Possibly yes or no.What it means to Arrested Development fans: The daughter of Lindsay and Tobias Fünke.
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What it usually means: Possibly yes or no.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The daughter of Lindsay and Tobias Fünke.

6. Surely

What it usually means: Certainly, or truly.What it means to Arrested Development fans: The wheelchair bound alter ego of Maeby Fünke.
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What it usually means: Certainly, or truly.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The wheelchair bound alter ego of Maeby Fünke.

7. B.S.

What it usually means: Bullshit.What it means to Arrested Development fans: A crippling, fictitious disease that confines Surely Fünke to a wheelchair.
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What it usually means: Bullshit.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A crippling, fictitious disease that confines Surely Fünke to a wheelchair.

8. T.B.A.

What it usually means: "To Be Announced"What it means to Arrested Development fans: A fictitious disease that sounds debilitating enough for upper class people to donate money to find the cure for.
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What it usually means: "To Be Announced"

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A fictitious disease that sounds debilitating enough for upper class people to donate money to find the cure for.

9. Annyong

What it usually means: The word for "hello" in Korean.What it means to Arrested Development fans: The nickname of the adopted Korean son of Lucille and George Bluth. Whose name is actually "Hel-loh."
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What it usually means: The word for "hello" in Korean.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The nickname of the adopted Korean son of Lucille and George Bluth. Whose name is actually "Hel-loh."

10. Analrapist

What it usually means: An act that you will most definitely be arrested for.What it means to Arrested Development fans: A psychiatrist who is both an analyst and a therapist.
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What it usually means: An act that you will most definitely be arrested for.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A psychiatrist who is both an analyst and a therapist.

11. Anustart

What it usually means: Something... inappropriate. Let's just not even go there.What it means to Arrested Development fans: "A new start."
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What it usually means: Something... inappropriate. Let's just not even go there.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: "A new start."

12. Bees

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What it usually means: Flying insects known for producing honey and beeswax.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Beads.

13. Marry me!

What it usually means: A proposal of marriage.What it means to Arrested Development fans: A deterrent phrase you can use when people grow suspicious of how young you are.
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What it usually means: A proposal of marriage.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A deterrent phrase you can use when people grow suspicious of how young you are.

14. Hermano

What it usually means: The Spanish word for "brother."What it means to Arrested Development fans: The name of the man Marta is cheating on Gob with.
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What it usually means: The Spanish word for "brother."

What it means to Arrested Development fans: The name of the man Marta is cheating on Gob with.

15. Ann

What it usually means: A common English name for a girl.What it means to Arrested Development fans: Her?
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What it usually means: A common English name for a girl.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Her?

16. And

What it usually means: A conjunction used to join words or groups of words.What it means to Arrested Development fans: A nightclub owned by Jeremy Piven.
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What it usually means: A conjunction used to join words or groups of words.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A nightclub owned by Jeremy Piven.

17. Chicken

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What it usually means: A bird often raised for its eggs or meat.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: An animal that the Bluth family clearly has never seen in their life.

18. Free Chicken

What it usually means: An offering of free food.What it means to Arrested Development fans: A magic trick – sorry, illusion – that Gob performs in front of the courthouse that involves escaping from a cage while dressed as a chicken.
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What it usually means: An offering of free food.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A magic trick – sorry, illusion – that Gob performs in front of the courthouse that involves escaping from a cage while dressed as a chicken.

19. Freebie

What it usually means: Something that is given free of charge.What it means to Arrested Development fans: Getting away with doing something reprehensible without consequence.
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What it usually means: Something that is given free of charge.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Getting away with doing something reprehensible without consequence.

20. Afternoon Delight

What it usually means: Midday sex, or a song by Starland Vocal Band.What it means to Arrested Development fans: A particularly potent type of marijuana, AKA "Afternoon Deelite".
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What it usually means: Midday sex, or a song by Starland Vocal Band.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A particularly potent type of marijuana, AKA "Afternoon Deelite".

21. Parmesan

What it usually means: A type of cheese.What it means to Arrested Development fans: Gene Parmesan, private detective.
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What it usually means: A type of cheese.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Gene Parmesan, private detective.

22. Bi-Curious

What it usually means: When a heterosexual person is interested in having a sexual experience with a person of the same sex.What it means to Arrested Development fans: Buy-Curious, as in curious about buying something.
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What it usually means: When a heterosexual person is interested in having a sexual experience with a person of the same sex.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Buy-Curious, as in curious about buying something.

23. Hot Tea

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What it usually means: A cup of tea, served hot.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: A hottie. Cause that's what you are, a hottie.

24. Hot Sailors

What it usually means: Attractive sailors. What it means to Arrested Development fans: Hot cops dressed as sailors. Or better yet, hot se...
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What it usually means: Attractive sailors.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Hot cops dressed as sailors. Or better yet, hot se...

25. Secular

What it usually means: Activities that have no religious or spiritual basis.What it means to Arrested Development fans: Sexual.
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What it usually means: Activities that have no religious or spiritual basis.

What it means to Arrested Development fans: Sexual.

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