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24 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning To Pro Wrestling Fans

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1. "Zayn"

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What it normally means: Zayn Malik, a dude teens are crying over because of his recent departure from the popular boy band One Direction.

What it means to wrestling fans: Former NXT Champion Sami Zayn, the happiest badass who ever lived.

2. "YES!"

Warner Bros.

What it normally means: A word that embodies your positivity.

What it means to wrestling fans: A war cry, telling those in power that we're mad as hell and WE'RE NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE.

3. "AA"

What it normally means: Alcoholics Anonymous.

What it means to wrestling fans: Attitude Adjustment.

4. "Brass Ring"

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What it normally means: A reward or prize you get while riding on a carousel.

What it means to wrestling fans: Vince McMahon's approval (not for millennials or the Swiss).

5. "Burial"

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WWE

What it normally means: The act of placing a dead person or animal into the ground.

What it means to wrestling fans: What happens when Triple H doesn't like you.

6. "Streak"

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What it normally means: When a person takes off their clothes and runs around out in public.

What it means to wrestling fans: The Undertaker's 21-0 record at WrestleMania (until WrestleMania 30). The single greatest accomplishment in pro wrestling history.

7. "F-5"

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What it normally means: An aircraft.

What it means to wrestling fans: The move that broke The Undertaker's streak (and our hearts).

8. "German"

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What it normally means: Someone from Germany, or the quality of being from Germany.

What it means to wrestling fans: A suplex that Brock Lesnar will use on John Cena over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over again.

9. "Table"

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What it normally means: A piece of furniture with a flat top.

What it means to wrestling fans: Violence. Pure violence.

10. "High-flying"

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What it normally means: To fly far above the ground.

What it means to wrestling fans: Lucha Underground.

11. "Over"

What it normally means: Expressing passage or trajectory across an area.

What it means to wrestling fans: Daniel Bryan.

12. "Selling"

What it normally means: To exchange an entity for financial gain.

What it means to wrestling fans: Dolph Ziggler.

13. "Fact"

What it normally means: A truthful statement.

What it means to wrestling fans: The greatness that is Tyson Kidd.

14. "Beer"

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What it normally means: An alcoholic beverage.

What it means to wrestling fans: A liquid you pour in large quantities into your mouth and all over yourself after you've laid someone out with a Stone Cold Stunner.

15. "Rock Bottom"

What it normally means: When your life has reached an all-time low.

What it means to wrestling fans: A finishing maneuver performed by the 1997 "Rookie of the year" Slammy Award winner Rocky Maivia.

16. "Contacts"

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WWE

What it normally means: A thin plastic lens one puts over their eyes to correct their vision.

What it means to wrestling fans: A thin plastic blue lens Roman Reigns puts over his eyes to make him seem more... superhero-y?

17. "Superman"

Warner Bros.

What it normally means: A classic American superhero from DC Comics.

What it means to wrestling fans: BRRRRRRRRAPADOOOOOOOO!!!!

18. "Promo"

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What it normally means: Advertising.

What it means to wrestling fans: The gold substance that spews out of Paul Heyman's mouth.

19. "Sex"

WWE

What it normally means: A highly intimate and private act between two people.

What it means to wrestling fans: The celebratory act between two people in front of a worldwide audience, after one of them wins the WWE Championship.

20. "#WCW"

WWE

What it normally means: Women Crush Wednesday.

What it means to wrestling fans: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING (1988-2001).

21. "American"

NBC

What it normally means: A person born in the United States of America.

What it means to wrestling fans: Hulk Hogan.

22. "Macho Man"

Casablanca Records

What it normally means: The famous 1978 single by popular disco group The Village People.

What it means to wrestling fans: OOOOOOOOOOOH YEEEEEEEAAAAHHH!!!!

23. "Wedding"

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What it normally means: A ceremony where two people legally and/or religiously become a unified entity.

What it means to wrestling fans: An event where something REALLY bad is about to happen.

24. "WOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!"

What it normally means: Ric Flair.

What it means to wrestling fans: Ric Flair.

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