18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
FUN

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town

Gas station = alcohol

1. “gas station”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Spacekid / CC0 1.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: A place to refuel motor vehicles.

In the small town: Mostly the only place where you got cigarettes and alcohol without showing your ID. Especially on weekends your only supply for spontaneous feasting.

2. “night bus”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Boshasaurus / Via reddit.com

Everywhere: A public transport that runs during the night hours.

In the small town: Your only damned chance to come home on the weekend, without having to walk for miles across the country. There should be small townsmen who have spent more of their time waiting for night buses than their parents.

3. “Party Cellar”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
instagram.com

Everywhere: A cellar space, the fathers have expanded in their Midlifecrisis to the bar.

In the small town: Where you most likely have your first self-mixed cocktail drunk. Which was even more likely a tequila sunrise.

4. “Fire Department”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
youtube.com

Everywhere: aid organization with the task to help with fires, accidents, floods and similar events.

In the town: people who quench their thirst more often than the anyway rare fire in the place. At the city festival also the stand with the best bratwurst.

5. “buy clothes”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
instagram.com

Everywhere: go to the nearest store and buy clothes.

In the small town: Get annoyed about the stuffiness of the only clothing store in town and then get on the bus to drive into “the city” to H & M or Primark. Afterward coffee at Starbucks.

6. “pedestrian zone”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
North North West / CC BY-SA 3.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: A traffic-calmed zone in the city center.

In the small town: Where you have to greet all five meters acquaintances of your parents.

7. “Country Road”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
J.-H. Janssen / CC BY-SA 3.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: a road that connects several towns together.

In the small town: Your connection to the right life. So in the next big city with the really good shops, concerts and cinemas. Not infrequently you had to walk them on foot because you have the last bus missed out of sheer culture (ie mainly alcohol).

8. “Driver’s license”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Ryan Mcvay / Getty Images

Everywhere: A document proving that you are allowed to drive a vehicle.

In the small town: THE experience of your youth. The transition to adulthood and the absolute symbol of your freedom. So if you were allowed to use your parents’ car.

9. “Schoolyard”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Michael J. Zirbes / CC BY-SA 3.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: a place at the school building, which serves as a place of residence for students during class breaks.

In the small town: where you hang around afternoons and over the years have constantly lit things. First supermarket popping, then cigarettes and eventually sports cigarettes.

10. “Barber”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Twitter: @ laurengibbons_x

Everywhere: A place for the care and design of your hair.

In the small town: Small towns have on average two barber shops. And you can not just go to the one just closed. To which hairdresser you go, is a strict inheritance question. Wherever your parents go, you go too. Basta.

11. “pub”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Hermann Luyken / CC BY-SA 3.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: A restaurant that mainly serves the consumption of beer and other drinks.

In the small town: where the old men live. Until then, you started walking there and crashed under the eyes of your parents’ acquaintances.

12. “bus stop”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
LepoRello / CC BY-SA 3.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: a place to get on and off a bus.

In the small town: where you have spent a large part of your youth. Mostly without getting on buses.

 

13. “McDonald’s”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com

Everywhere: An American fast food chain.

In the small town: From the moment one of you had your own car, there was at least three meals a week after school, eating at Mäckes.

14. “Greek”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP / Getty Images

Everywhere: Resident of the European Member State Greece.

In the Minor: Where your parents go if it should be something special. In addition to the “Italian” and the small doner kebab, the only place where there is foreign food.

 

15. “City”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Paramount Pictures

Everywhere: A settlement with many houses and public buildings.

In the small town: the next serious city. One with useable clothes shops and a movie theater that has more than two films.

16. “Dance School”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Loading...
Florian Seefried / Getty Images

Everywhere: No idea. Where do you go to practice before Let’s Dance?

In the small town: The absolute social pressure. You should suddenly dance as stuffy as your parents. But at least you can flirt a bit shy and now and then there is alcohol.

17th “City Festival”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Gostsens / CC BY-SA 3.0 / creativecommons.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org

Everywhere: Annual event with attractions and food stalls. Also “fair”, “Rummel” or “Volksfest”.

In the small town: Mostly held on a gravel place on the outskirts. Where teenagers are secretly drunk standing on the bumper cars and adults sit incredibly drunk intent.

18. “Parents”

18 words that mean something totally different when you come from the small town
Ridofranz / Getty Images

Everywhere: your immediate ancestors or the adults whose parenting was legally intended for you.

In the small town: taxi

Loading...

Related posts

23 people who prove that weight is just a number

TheWebFry

This illustrator represents the evolution of famous characters over the years

TheWebFry

7 Elephants were not able to shake this stone, its famous as Indian God ‘Krishna’s butter ball’

TheWebFry

Leave a Comment