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17 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning To Deadheads

Every culture has its native tongue. Educate yourself with the Landmark Edition of American Beauty featuring commentary from Bob Weir and producer Steve Barncard, available exclusively on Spotify.

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What it means to everyone else: School’s out! Vacation season! Beach days! Margaritas!

What it means to Deadheads: Time to pack up the van and tour around the country to see as many shows as humanly possible.

What it means to everyone else: An outdated way of storing audio or video.

What it means to Deadheads: Rare and wonderful live recordings of the best Dead performances from the past 40 years.

What it means to everyone else: An inflated bit of yellow plastic.

What it means to Deadheads: The sign post of the Wharf Rats, a group of concertgoers who abstain from drugs and alcohol and offer strength, support, and community.

What it means to everyone else: A folder for mailing a letter.

What it means to Deadheads: A chance to express your creativity...and score tickets!

What it means to everyone else: Someone who admires a particular band, sport, or celebrity.

What it means to Deadheads: Someone who isn't totally committed to the movement!

What it means to everyone else: A beautiful person from the U.S. of A.

What it means to Deadheads: American Beauty, the greatest album ever made, followed closely by everything else the Dead ever recorded.

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