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14 Words That Meant Something Completely Different When You Were A Kid

Your daddy ain't your father anymore.

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1. "Rubber"

What it meant back then: A tool used to erase mistakes written in pencil.What it means now: An item used to prevent any uh, ~mistakes~ from happening in nine months time.
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What it meant back then: A tool used to erase mistakes written in pencil.

What it means now: An item used to prevent any uh, ~mistakes~ from happening in nine months time.

2. "High"

What it meant back then: Being as close to the sky as possible while on a swing.What it means now: The aftermath of consuming some dank weed.
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What it meant back then: Being as close to the sky as possible while on a swing.

What it means now: The aftermath of consuming some dank weed.

3. "Brazilian"

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What it meant back then: A person from the country of Brazil.

What it means now: A very, very painful process of waxing all the hair off ya' vag.

4. "Bills"

What it meant back then: Lots of paper money. What it means now: Lots of overdue bank statements and debt notes.
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What it meant back then: Lots of paper money.

What it means now: Lots of overdue bank statements and debt notes.

5. "Bounce"

What it meant back then: Throwing a ball back and forth against a surface.What it means now: Embarrassingly getting a cheque back because you didn't have enough funds in your account.
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What it meant back then: Throwing a ball back and forth against a surface.

What it means now: Embarrassingly getting a cheque back because you didn't have enough funds in your account.

6. "Thirst"

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What it meant back then: Feeling the need to drink because you're dehydrated.

What it means now: Feeling the need to climb somEBODY LIKE A DAMN TREE BECAUSE THEY'RE SEXY AF.

7. "Pussy"

What it meant back then: A cute lil' kitty cat. What it means now: Another word for vagina.
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What it meant back then: A cute lil' kitty cat.

What it means now: Another word for vagina.

8. "Thongs"

What it meant back then: Rubber sandals otherwise known as flip-flops.What it means now: Really uncomfortable underwear that are pretty much a sexy permanent wedgie.
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What it meant back then: Rubber sandals otherwise known as flip-flops.

What it means now: Really uncomfortable underwear that are pretty much a sexy permanent wedgie.

9. "Catfish"

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What it meant back then: A type of fish that kinda looked like a cat.

What it means now: Tricking someone into a relationship or friendship by pretending to be a whole damn other person.

10. "Late"

What it meant back then: Not being on time. What it means now: Your period not being on time.
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What it meant back then: Not being on time.

What it means now: Your period not being on time.

11. "Bang"

What it meant back then: The really loud noise that comes out of a gun, or a sick front fringe. What it means now: To have sex, and still, to have a really sick front fringe.
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What it meant back then: The really loud noise that comes out of a gun, or a sick front fringe.

What it means now: To have sex, and still, to have a really sick front fringe.

12. Daddy

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What it meant back then: Your literal father.

What it means now: A male who's hot AF and is usually older than you.

13. "Toys"

What it meant back then: The word for all your miscellaneous trinkets you played with. What it means now: Sex toys. Honestly just any device you use for sex.
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What it meant back then: The word for all your miscellaneous trinkets you played with.

What it means now: Sex toys. Honestly just any device you use for sex.

14. "$100"

What it meant back then: "I HAVE SO MUCH MONEY, I'M SO RICH."What it means now: "I'm broke."
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What it meant back then: "I HAVE SO MUCH MONEY, I'M SO RICH."

What it means now: "I'm broke."