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    17 Crazy Little Details In "Mean Girls" You Totally Never Noticed Before

    "And I was like, why are you so obsessed with this movie?"

    1. The weird homeschooler spells out the word "xylocarp" at the beginning of the movie, but did you know that a xylocarp is a hard, woody fruit?

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    Maybe you can find one at Whole Foods.

    2. Mrs. George must actually think she's a member of the Plastics, because she's wearing pink just like them on Wednesday.

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    "You girls keep me young."

    3. Even before Cady replaces Regina as head of the Plastics, it looks like she's making moves — she's wearing a matching C necklace to Regina's R and none of the others sport similar accessories.

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    Regina should have seen it coming!

    4. It might have been an error, but it's weird Cady took her "98" differential equations test on October 14. Ms. Norbury handed it back AFTER the talent show, which we know took place November 27. That's at least a month and a half later!

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    Or maybe she's just a slow grader.

    5. Not only does Ms. Norbury spill soda on herself at the beginning of the movie, but it's also in one of those green and purple paper cups everyone drank from in the '90s.

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    Soda and doughnuts? So not grool.

    6. It looks like Karen ~customized~ her gym class outfit by cutting off the sleeves of her shirt.

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    No wonder Damian was so taken aback by it.

    7. Not only did Janis and Damian label the tables in the cafeteria, they even mapped out the lunch line — food options include "Spam," "Mystery Meat," and "Fish Sticks."

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    Kind of makes Kälteen bars sound appetizing, no?

    8. The Plastics seem OBSESSED with drinking Perrier — they're all sipping on it when they first meet Cady...

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    ...but Gretchen and Karen switch to Diet Coke that Wednesday.

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    It's better than cranberry juice cocktail.

    9. Gretchen says "irregardless" when she's explaining to Cady why she can't date Aaron, but that's NOT a real word!

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    Maybe she should spend more time paying attention in English class, and less time harping on about why she should totally just stab Caesar.

    10. "Milkshake" by Kelis is playing when Regina drives the Plastics to her house, and it's actually diegetic music — Kylie, her little sister, is dancing to the music video in their living room.

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    And of course she watches Girls Gone Wild later.

    11. Janis and Damian are watching Friday the 13th when Cady walks in, but it also looks like they watched Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets earlier in the evening.

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    Spooky.

    12. Remember how hoop earrings were Regina's thing? Well, Cady's sporting a pair at her house party — after Regina's been kicked out of the Plastics, of course.

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    It's good to be Queen Bee.

    13. Gretchen shouldn't be TOO embarrassed about getting diarrhea in Barnes & Noble — needing to poop in bookstores is actually a common phenomenon.

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    It's called the Mariko Aoki phenomenon.

    14. Mrs. George is taking a picture of Regina and Shane from BEHIND — maybe she's trying to chronicle her outfit from every angle?

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    She's just being a cool mom.

    15. Befitting of the movie's jungle analogies, the North Shore school mascot is a lion — the king of the jungle.

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    Does that make lionesses the queens?

    16. Walker Brothers Pancake House (where Cady wins gift certificates for being Spring Fling Queen) is actually a REAL chain of restaurants in the Chicago area.

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    And they're DELICIOUS.

    17. And finally, the movie ends on a happy note — or maybe a FETCH note. Freed from Regina's grips, Gretchen FINALLY gets to rock those white gold hoop earrings her parents got her for Hanukkah.

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    Finally, SOMETHING for Gretchen Wieners.

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