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16 Everyday Words That Mean Something Totally Different If You Went To High School In A Small Town

We should have our own dictionary.

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1. Friday

What it means everywhere else: A day of the week preceding Saturday.What it means in a small town: The one day of the week dedicated to high school football.
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What it means everywhere else: A day of the week preceding Saturday.

What it means in a small town: The one day of the week dedicated to high school football.

2. Ex

What it means everywhere else: Your former partner you never see anymore except on social media.What it means to you: Your friend’s new boyfriend/girlfriend.
Twitter: @KNashvillee

What it means everywhere else: Your former partner you never see anymore except on social media.

What it means to you: Your friend’s new boyfriend/girlfriend.

3. Fair

What it means everywhere else: An annual event featuring fried foods, rides, and farm animals.What it means in a small town: The most talked about event at your school besides the rodeo.
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What it means everywhere else: An annual event featuring fried foods, rides, and farm animals.

What it means in a small town: The most talked about event at your school besides the rodeo.

4. Field trip

What it means everywhere else: Visiting new, faraway places a few times a year and getting to skip school.What it means in a small town: Going down the block to the closest co-op or watching some wildlife AKA cows and pigs.
Twitter: @abbybloodbath

What it means everywhere else: Visiting new, faraway places a few times a year and getting to skip school.

What it means in a small town:
Going down the block to the closest co-op or watching some wildlife AKA cows and pigs.

5. Privacy

What it means everywhere else: When you are free from being observed or disturbed by other people.What it means in a small town: Having your classmates, teachers, principal, administrators and janitors know every single one of your secrets.
Twitter: @jaymewestfaul

What it means everywhere else: When you are free from being observed or disturbed by other people.

What it means in a small town:
Having your classmates, teachers, principal, administrators and janitors know every single one of your secrets.

6. Truck

What it means everywhere else: A vehicle used for transporting goods.What it means to you: Every vehicle in your high school parking lot.
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What it means everywhere else: A vehicle used for transporting goods.

What it means to you: Every vehicle in your high school parking lot.

7. Lakes

What it means everywhere else: A large body of water surrounded by land.What it means in a small town: Where you spent most of your summer break.
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What it means everywhere else: A large body of water surrounded by land.

What it means in a small town: Where you spent most of your summer break.

8. FFA

What it means everywhere else: Three random letters in the alphabet.What it means in a small town: The Future Farmers of America, which is an organization you or a friend were definitely a part of.
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What it means everywhere else: Three random letters in the alphabet.

What it means in a small town: The Future Farmers of America, which is an organization you or a friend were definitely a part of.

9. Cousins

What it means everywhere else: A person belonging to the same extended family.What it means in a small town: Literally half your class.
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What it means everywhere else: A person belonging to the same extended family.

What it means in a small town: Literally half your class.

10. Traffic

What it means everywhere else: Several vehicles congested on a highway or road.What it means in a small town: That one tractor that you always get stuck behind when you're already running late to class.
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What it means everywhere else: Several vehicles congested on a highway or road.

What it means in a small town: That one tractor that you always get stuck behind when you're already running late to class.

11. Newspaper

What it means everywhere else: Printed publication that features news, articles, and ads.What it means in a small town: Highlights from Friday night's high school sports game.
Twitter: @officialmajay

What it means everywhere else: Printed publication that features news, articles, and ads.

What it means in a small town: Highlights from Friday night's high school sports game.

12. Coach

What it means everywhere else: Someone who heads a sporting team.What it means in a small town: That one person who was also your math teacher, your English teacher, your history teacher, and probably your P.E. teacher.
Twitter: @megdennis713

What it means everywhere else: Someone who heads a sporting team.

What it means in a small town: That one person who was also your math teacher, your English teacher, your history teacher, and probably your P.E. teacher.

13. Walmart

What it means everywhere else: A discount department store.What it means in a small town: That place you drove half an hour to every week to buy literally everything you need to live.
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What it means everywhere else: A discount department store.

What it means in a small town: That place you drove half an hour to every week to buy literally everything you need to live.

14. Park

What it means everywhere else: A place little kids go to play.What it means in a small town: A place where your grown ass hung out with your other grown ass classmates.
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What it means everywhere else: A place little kids go to play.

What it means in a small town: A place where your grown ass hung out with your other grown ass classmates.

15. Sonic

What it means everywhere else: A cartoon hedgehog.What it means in a small town: Your after-school hangout spot and the place you took your very first date.
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What it means everywhere else: A cartoon hedgehog.

What it means in a small town: Your after-school hangout spot and the place you took your very first date.

16. Cruising

What it means everywhere else: Driving slowly.What it means in a small town: You and a bunch of school friends piled into one car driving down a dirt road with the windows rolled down and the music turned up.
Twitter: @KingJamieson13

What it means everywhere else: Driving slowly.

What it means in a small town: You and a bunch of school friends piled into one car driving down a dirt road with the windows rolled down and the music turned up.

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