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15 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning To Your Mom

There's "texting" and then there's mom "texting."

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1. Phone Call

Paramount Pictures

What it usually means: To contact someone using the telephone.

What it means to your mom: Something your mom expects to receive from you every single day.

2. Mess

Twentieth Century Fox

What it usually means: A dirty or unorganized collection of things.

What it means to your mom: A word your mom uses to describe your room no matter how often you actually clean it.

3. Worry

Summit Entertaiment

What it usually means: To stress or be anxious about a situation.

What it means to your mom: What happens when you take more than 10 minutes to reply to your mom's text.

4. Caps Lock

What it usually means: A button on the keyboard that allows you to write in all caps.What it means to your mom: Something you mom uses despite the fact that it makes it look like she's constantly yelling because she can more easily read her texts in caps lock.
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What it usually means: A button on the keyboard that allows you to write in all caps.

What it means to your mom: Something you mom uses despite the fact that it makes it look like she's constantly yelling because she can more easily read her texts in caps lock.

5. Motivational Quote

What it usually means: A historical or memorable quote that inspires people.What it means to your mom: A misattributed quote to post on Facebook and tag your kids in.
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What it usually means: A historical or memorable quote that inspires people.

What it means to your mom: A misattributed quote to post on Facebook and tag your kids in.

6. Hungry

Gold Circle Films

What it usually means: A state of being that means your body craves food.

What it means to your mom: A state of being she assumes you are always in.

7. Technology

What it usually means: Applying scientific advances for practical reasons.What it means to your mom: Something your mom asks you to teach her about on a daily basis.
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What it usually means: Applying scientific advances for practical reasons.

What it means to your mom: Something your mom asks you to teach her about on a daily basis.

8. Texting

What it usually means: Communicating using messages sent via cellphone.What it means to your mom: Something your mom sends you every time a thought enters her brain.
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What it usually means: Communicating using messages sent via cellphone.

What it means to your mom: Something your mom sends you every time a thought enters her brain.

9. Maybe

CBS

Actual definition: A possibility.

What it means to your mom: What she says when she's going to eventually say "no."

10. Mail

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What it usually means: A letter delivered by the postal service.

What it means to your mom: Letters that your mom opens, regardless of whether or not they were addressed to her.

11. Guilt

Mandalay Entertainment

What it usually means: A feeling of regret or remorse.

What it means to your mom: A feeling that your mom can induce three seconds into a conversation with her.

12. Dating

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Actual definition: Romantic companionship between two people.

What it means to your mom: A necessary evil that'll bring her the grandchildren she desires.

13. Homemade

Screen Gems

Actual definition: Made at home.

What it means to your mom: The type of food that she bribes you with to come over and stay home.

14. Hip

FOX

Actual definition: A part of the body.

What it means to your mom: Something your mom claims she is, constantly.

15. Love

Cartoon Network

Actual definition: Intense feeling of affection.

What it means to your mom: Something she gives you unconditionally.

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