21 Insiders That Use Sneaky Language To Fool Us All

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Fancy professionals literally speak their own language, filled with secret terms that sail right over other people's heads. And that's on purpose. Nobody likes being in the dark, so we asked our plasticians to shine some light on the coded phrases insiders use to communicate.

The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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Entry by ERRiley

A honey wagon is used to pump and haul... human excrement.

Daughter from California Syndrome IS A TERM MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS USE. It refers to a distant relative who shows up at a hospital where an elderly rel

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IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY, A MIRACLE PASSENGER IS ONE WHO USES A WHEELCHAIR FOR EARLY BOARDING... BUT DOES NOT NEED IT WHEN IT IS TIME TO DEPART. CRA

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Entry by jalalienation

CRACKEDC COM STUFFING FOR ACCOUNTANTS is a term used to refer to an unneeded and unasked-for supply of goods, sent by a distributor to clients, so the

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If corrupt officials ask you for meatballs or lollipops, don't make them a meal. ODbD Meatballs and lollipops are sometimes used to refer to bribes. C

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Some doctors call a fat patient with cirrhosis (which makes you jaundiced) a Yellow Submarine.

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Entry by Hestutomo

A PEBKAC error on your computer means you're basically an idiot. PEBKAC stands for Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair and is used by IT technic

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Entry by jimclass

In business, a SEAGULL MANAGER is someone above you that SWOops in, sh ts on everything, and then takes off Cleaving you and your co-workers with a bi

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED0O Overheard a seller refer to you as a 'tire-kicker'? It is a business jargon that refers to people who walk into a business establishment sol

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Entry by kidrawk

It is widely known that maydayoQ is a distress signal for a life-threatening situation, but have you heard about pan-pan? It's a call signal used w

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Entry by PookieJones

CRACKED COM Code Adam'e is what retailers say when a child goes missing in their store.

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Entry by ERRiley

If the cashier calls for a Code 10 authorization when you swipe 29 153 that credit card 2l you found on the street, run like hell because you are bust

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BOB stands for Best on Board and it's a code that flight attendants use to describe the passenger on their flight that they perceive to be the bes

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In online dating sites, people who want to disclose they have herpes discreetly sometimes put the numbers 437737 in their profiles. On an alpha- num

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Entry by masta_X

When you hear a patient has.oo Gone Camping. It means the patient is in an..o Oxygen Tent. CRACKEDo

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Entry by PollyDarton

CRACKED CO When a dressmaker or tailor uses the alleratin term French it means it is an adjustment that they have no intention of doing and is only d

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Entry by Andrea Meno

There's a name for people who block the jetway door by swarming it long before they can get in. Gate B-5 DELTA To frequent fliers, they're gate lice.

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CRACKEDo The pavement markings you see on the road aren't just graffiti; they help construction workers and engineers do their job. The markings are l

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Entry by Andrea Meno

CRACKEDCO COM Sandbagging means cooking food before anyone orders it, and serving it later as fresh.

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Entry by lemonstar

We've got a Code Brown! If you hear a nurse call a Code Brown, it means they are in deep doo-doo. Literally. The term is used to describe a relate

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CRACKEDcO Hi, is NORA there? In some malls, NORA is a duress code used to call law enforcement immediately without alerting an aggressive customer. NO