16 Words That Mean Something Completely Different When You Live in the Countryside

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1. "Signal"

Phone

Usually means: A reliable way to make and receive phone calls.

Now means: A reliable way to turn your phone into a very expensive camera.


2. "Bus"

Bus stop Lolmason via Flikr

Usually means: Convenient form of transport.

Now means: Possible myth.


3. "Cows"

Cows traffic Twitter: @LenyraGuimaraes

Usually means: Animals used to provide beef and milk.

Now means: A real reason you could be late for work.


4. "Sheep"

sheep car Twitter: @minnabean

Usually means: Animals used to provide wool and mutton

Now means: A very real reason you could be late for work


5. "Takeaway"

jlaw pizza

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Usually means: An effortless way to get food delivered directly to your door.

Now means: A fun way to play hide and seek with the delivery driver.


6. "One drink"

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Usually means: Something you say you'll stick to and never do.

Now means: Something you have to stick to or you'll end up stranded.


7. "Cock"

rooster

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Usually means: An annoying person you might want to punch.

Now means: A 5am wake up call you might also want to punch.


8. "Internet"

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Usually means: A way to view anything you want instantly.

Now means: A way to view anything you want in 3-5 business days.


9. "Pheasant"

Pheasant Neil.Rolph via Flikr

Usually means: Beautiful bird.

Now means: Traffic hazard.


10. "Wellies"

wellies

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Usually means: Fashion accessory for when you go to a festival.

Now means: Essential item for any trip outside.


11. "Road"

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Usually means: A convenient two-way transport system.

Now means: A fun way to play chicken with oncoming traffic.


12. "Hayfever"

sneeze

Usually means: A mild, seasonal condition.

Now means: A completely debilitating condition.


13. "Raffle"

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Usually means: A competition to win prizes.

Now means: A competition to win meat.


14. "Tipping"

cow face

Usually means: What British people never do to waiters & waitresses.

Now means: What rural people never do to cows.


15. "Dark"

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Usually means: When you can see using streetlights.

Now means: When you can't see


16. "Heating"

cold

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Usually means: A switch that warms your home up in 5 minutes

Now means: A switch that lets you take off your big coat after 3 hours.