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23 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Summer

It's summer time and these mean so much to us!

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    Rich Friends

    USED TO MEAN: An elite group of acquaintances who make you feel a little bad about your own personal finances and overall success.

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    Rich Friends

    NOW MEANS: FREE WEEKEND AT THE BEACH HOUSE!!!

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    Jams

    USED TO MEAN: Tiny canned fruit preserves.

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    Jams

    NOW MEANS: The songs you can’t live without for the next three months (see: “Problem”

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    Lifeguards

    USED TO MEAN: The people you feel comfortable having around if you’re in a large body of water and your leg suddenly cramps up or something.
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    Lifeguards

    NOW MEANS: A mysteriously attractive and physically superior portion of the population that. You. Can’t. Stop. STARING. AT.

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    Outdoors

    USED TO MEAN: A mythical land that possibly exists beyond your apartment walls. Maybe. Who can really say?

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    Outdoors

    NOW MEANS: The spectacular thing that makes you question all the time you spent binge-watching Netflix shows in a snuggie.

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    Forecast

    USED TO MEAN: Something you dreaded looking at for fear of rain, or, if you lived in the East Coast this year, snowstorms on top of more snowstorms.

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    Forecast

    NOW MEANS: Constant 100 degree weather

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