21 Words That Mean Something Different With Your Best Friend

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4. "Texting"

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Actual meaning: Sending a message to someone's cellular device to convey important information.

BFF meaning: A means to keep your BFF updated on every thought, meal, and bodily release you have from the moment you wake up until you fall back asleep.

6. "Joke"

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Actual meaning: Words that cause amusement or laughter.

BFF meaning: Words that cause everyone around you to think the two of you are incomprehensible maniacs, while you both laugh hysterically.

8. "Secret"

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Actual meaning: Something not meant to be revealed to anyone.

BFF meaning: Something not meant to be revealed to anyone EXCEPT this person. And everyone knows that. Move on.

10. "Dumb question"

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Actual meaning: A question revealing your ignorance about the world. e.g. "Who is president of the United States?" or "Is Australia a country?"

BFF meaning: A question revealing your ignorance about your BFF's love for you. e.g. "Can I come over?" or "Can I have a bite of your burrito?"

12. "Lend"

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Actual meaning: Give something, with the assumption that it will be returned.

BFF meaning: Give something, with the assumption that it is now a shared item forever.

15. "Telling a story"

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Actual meaning: Recounting major plot-points of an incident.

BFF meaning: Obsessively providing a play-by-play narration of an incident, including every minor (and seemingly irrelevant) detail, such as what underwear you were wearing at the time, and what you'd had for breakfast the day before.

16. "Gossip"

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Actual meaning: An exchange of details about third parties, usually involving unconfirmed rumors.

BFF meaning: Every conversation you have about that one person. Bitch.

18. "Emergency"

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Actual meaning: A serious, unexpected situation requiring immediate action.

BFF meaning: When you either can't find something to wear, or can't figure out what to text your crush.