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Words That Mean Something Completely Different At Christmas

Christmas brings a whole new set of rules. However you do Christmas, Everyone’s Welcome at Tesco. #EveryonesWelcome

1. "Chocolate"

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What it normally means: a sweet treat for after a meal.

What it means at Christmas: roughly 70% of your diet by weight.

2. "Tree"

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What it normally means: a type of plant you find in woods and parks.

What it means at Christmas: a dusty plastic relic that your dad did his back in getting down from the loft.

3. "Pub"

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What it normally means: a place to meet friends or coworkers a couple times a week.

What it means at Christmas: your second home.

4. "Cheese"

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What it normally means: a dairy product made of milk.

What it means at Christmas: the other 30% of your diet by weight.

5. "Calendar"

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What it normally means: a date journal used to schedule events.

What it means at Christmas: a nightmare mess of conflicting invitations.

6. "Family"

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What it normally means: the people who raised you.

What it means at Christmas: the people you will fight with about politics and then get drunk with like nothing happened.

7. "Breakfast"

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What it normally means: the first meal of the day.

What it means at Christmas: chocolate, waffles, eggs, salmon, fry up, Bucks Fizz — basically anything and everything you want, and the meal can last for the entire day.

8. "Lights"

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What it normally means: electrical filaments installed in your home to provide better visibility at night.

What it means at Christmas: thousands of blinking things you arrange everywhere for the cat to attack.

9. "Pudding"

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What it normally means: any meal you eat after tea.

What it means at Christmas: a thing you eat every year after Christmas dinner even though no one likes it.

10. "Pyjamas"

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What it normally means: sleep attire.

What it means at Christmas: your outfit for the day.

11. "Drunk"

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What it normally means: a state of inebriation that often occurs on weekend nights.

What it means at Christmas: a state of inebriation you may reach by 10am.

12. "Leftovers"

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What it normally means: a sad plastic container of curry.

What it means at Christmas: a sumptuous feast beyond compare — days worth of foods, mountains — all piled indiscriminately between two slice of bread and slathered in gravy.

Tesco has all the cheese, chocolate, and champagne you need to make this Christmas the best one yet. However you do Christmas, Everyone's Welcome at Tesco. #EveryonesWelcome