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    Jul 27, 2016

    15 Things That Mean Something Totally Different To People Who Love Gossip

    "¡No me digas!"

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    1. Tea

    Bravo

    What it usually means: A drink made by brewing crushed leaves in water.

    What it means to chismosas: Sustenance made of other people's business that literally keeps you alive.

    2. Surprise

    Twitter: @KelseyEvans1411

    What it usually means: A feeling of shock when something unexpected happens.

    What it means to chismosas: An emotion you have to fake when you hear gossip that you've already heard.

    3. Receipt

    ABC

    What it usually means: A written statement in order to provide a record and proof of purchase.

    What it means to chismosas: The collection of pictures and texts you keep to use as evidence later.

    4. Drama

    Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/iambranden/?hl=en

    What it usually means: A work, such as a play or TV show, typically centering on a serious subject.

    What it means to chismosas: A suitable replacement for air, since it's literally what you breathe and live for.

    5. Shade

    LOGO

    What it usually means: A dark, cool spot that protects you from light.

    What it means to chismosas: Subtle disrespect that only the most observant chismosas notice.

    6. Juicy

    Twitter: @CubanCode

    What it usually means: A food that is succulent and full of liquid.

    What it means to chismosas: The most elite kind of gossip, full of with hard evidence and scandalous details.

    7. Screenshot

    Twitter: @MimizBoutique

    What it usually means: A picture of the display on a computer or phone screen.

    What it means to chismosas: The most essential pictures on your phone, to the point where you have to delete pictures of your family to make room for them.

    8. "No me digas"

    Twitter: @karinaa950

    What it usually means: Literally translates to "don't tell me."

    What it means to chismosas: Tell me EVERYTHING.

    9. Headphones

    Twitter: @fantasiarc

    What it usually means: A device used by an individual to listen to audio, such as music.

    What it means to chismosas: A prop used to trick people into thinking you're not eavesdropping on their conversations.

    10. Popcorn

    Epic Records

    What it usually means: A snack made up of corn kernels that swell and burst after being heated.

    What it means to chismosas: The thing you instinctively reach for when you’re about to hear chisme, because this is all theater.

    11. Metiche

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    What it usually means: A word used to describe someone who is nosy or a busybody.

    What it means to chismosas: The nickname all your friends and family call you.

    12. Girl

    Nina Mohan

    What it usually means: A descriptor for a young woman or female child.

    What it means to chismosas: How you open ALL your gossipy conversations.

    13. Wine and Cheese/Chis

    Twitter: @pillowkinmaster

    What it usually means: A classy appetizer or snack involving alcohol and dairy.

    What it means to chismosas: A bitching session involving alcohol in order to make the gossip flow more easily.

    14. Secret

    Netflix

    What it usually means: Something that's meant to remain unknown by most people.

    What it means to chismosas: Something you spread like wildfire to anyone and everyone as soon as you hear it.

    15. Scoop

    Twitter: @Tahoe17 / Via Twitter: @Tahoe17

    What it usually means: A spoon-like tool you use to remove substances from a container.

    What it means to chismosas: Exclusive chisme that comes from your most trusted sources, that you're the first to break.

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