1. Country

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: A rural area or a popular genre of music.
What it means in Dallas: Anyone living in Texas, but outside of Dallas. Country can also refer to places and things that seem a little less urban than Dallas residents are used to.

2. Millionaire

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: Someone who has made at least a million dollars.
What it means in Dallas: Sometimes it means a 30K millionaire, someone who lives way above their means in an attempt to keep up with the Joneses.

3. Summer

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: The best months of the year to spend time outside enjoying the sun.
What it means in Dallas: The months of the year where being outside in the sun makes you feel like your face is going to melt off.

4. Margarita

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: A refreshing summer cocktail made with tequila, triple sec, and lime or lemon juice.
What it means in Dallas: The refreshing drink of choice (year round) of everyone in Dallas, often served in a gigantic fishbowl or frozen (which, P.S., was invented here).

5. Fort Worth

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: A major city in Texas that’s close to Dallas.
What it means in Dallas: That place you absolutely refuse to go, even if their zoo is maybe sort of better.

6. Austin

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: That one super hip city with all the art, music, and culture in Texas.
What it means in Dallas: Ack. Bunch of grimy hippies.

7. Dallasite

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: Someone from Dallas.
What it means in Dallas: Someone from Dallas or Plano or Mesquite or Oak Point or Prosper or Irving or Allen…

8. Boots

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: Great practical footwear for winter that comes in a variety of styles.
What it means in Dallas: Cowboy boots, always and forever. And hey, they’re not country… well maybe they’re a little country… but they’re cute.

9. Brunch

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: A late breakfast or early lunch, sometimes eaten on a Sunday.
What it means in Dallas: A lifestyle.

10. Cowboys

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
Source: Dallas Cowboys via Facebook
What it means everywhere else: People who ride around on horseback and tend to cattle, or characters from an old western film.
What it means in Dallas: The best football team in the land.

11. Cheerleaders

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: Women who cheer on a team with choreographed dances and chants.
What it means in Dallas: Like 95% of why people go to Dallas Cowboy games.

12. Speed Limit

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: The maximum speed you’re allowed to drive in a certain area, indicated by signs along the road.
What it means in Dallas: A suggestion.

13. TexMex

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: Slightly less spicy tacos.
What it means in Dallas: The original fusion food. A beautiful and delicious blending of two cultures. The most wonderful thing on Earth.

14. Barney

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: The lovable purple dinosaur who taught you all about good manners and sharing with friends as a child.
What it means in Dallas: All of the above, plus you get to brag about how Barney was invented in Dallas. Everything awesome was invented in Dallas. See: the frozen margarita above.

15. Scrimp

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: As in, “to scrimp and save.”
What it means in Dallas: Just another way to pronounce shrimp.

16. Marge

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: The name of your favorite aunt, or favorite Simpsons character.
What it means in Dallas: Shorthand for the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.

17. Bomb Factory

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
Source: The Bomb Factory Facebook
What it means everywhere else: World War II.
What it means in Dallas: The most awesome place to see live music ever.

18. BBQ Sauce

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: A good marinade or condiment for meat.
What it means in Dallas: Sweet and beautiful nectar of the gods that you’ll literally eat on anything.

19. Fox and Otter

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
Source: Fox and Otter Facebook
What it means everywhere else: Two seemingly unrelated animals.
What it means in Dallas: The most delicious spicy and sweet and amazing locally made pickles on the planet, and the best-kept secret ingredient to any burger.

20. Malls

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: Big indoor or outdoor shopping centers with major brands.
What it means in Dallas: Something to do for an entire weekend.

21. Smoke

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
Source: Smoke Restaurant Dallas Facebook
What it means everywhere else: That bad habit you picked up in college and have been kind of trying to kick ever since.
What it means in Dallas: The awesome restaurant you take all your first dates to impress them.

22. Conspiracy

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Source: Sixth Floor Museum Facebook
What it means everywhere else: A generally unbelievable theory that verges on obsession.
What it means in Dallas: What you’ll start believing in if you visit the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

23. Big D

23 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different In Dallas
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What it means everywhere else: A phrase that makes you chuckle.
What it means in Dallas: Home sweet home.

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