What BC Students Say and What They Really Mean

Sometimes the things we say just are not what we mean in reality. This is often the case among BC students, so here’s a guide to translate what exactly your friends are trying to say.

1. BC Student: I have a lot of work to do, so I’m going to O’Neill.

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Amanda Ikard / Gavel Media

Translation: I haven’t left my room all weekend. I need somewhere else to troll Facebook.

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2. BC Student: I’m not going to drink as much tonight.

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Amanda Ikard / Gavel Media

Translation: Someone say tequila?

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3. BC Student: I can’t think of anything else to write.

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Translation: Double-spaced, font size 14, 1.5 inch margins, right?

My professor won't notice this, right?

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4. BC Student: Oh no, I don’t mind taking the stairs.

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Anthony Golden / Gavel Media

Translation: Stairs?...

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5. BC Student: I’m going to get dinner at the salad bar to be healthy.

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Amanda Ikard / Gavel Media

Translation: The only reason I’m not in the steak and cheese line is that I’d have to wait longer.

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6. BC Student: I’m going to wear heels tonight so I look classy.

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Christie Merino / Gavel Media

Translation: My feet are going to hurt on the walk home.

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7. BC Student: I need to go to the Plex to start working on my beach bod for summer.

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Anthony Golden / Gavel Media

Translation: I need to go to the Plex so I can get a second cookie from the Mac bakery.

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8. BC Student: I miss my family.

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Christie Merino / Gavel Media

Translation: I miss my bed, Mom’s cooking and showering without flip-flops.

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Christie Merino / Gavel Media

9. BC Student: I’m going to start my essay early to get it out of the way.

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Translation: I’m going to binge watch Netflix all week and do my essay late Thursday night.

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10. BC Student: I’m never drinking again.

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Translation: Give me a few hours to nap then let’s rally.

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11. BC Student: Dress well, test well!

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Translation: Do these slippers clash with my sweatpants?

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12. BC Student: Let’s do a best friend shot, just you and me.

One and the same Anthony Golden / Gavel Media

I'm with him. 
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Translation: Let’s do a best friend shot – you and me… and fifteen people we don’t know.

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13. BC Student: I’m going to commit to a new club this semester to get more involved around campus.

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Yay, involvement!
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Translation: It’s cold out. There’s no way I’m going to that meeting.

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14. BC Student: I’m friends with Kevin.

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Julia Keefe / Gavel Media

Translation: I don’t know anyone who lives in this Mod. Please let me in.

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15. BC Student: I’m going to wake up early for sunrise yoga.

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Christie Merino / Gavel Media

Translation: I’m going to sleep in and hopefully make it to my 10 A.M.

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16. BC Student: I’m going to start going to office hours and introduce myself to my professor.

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Translation: I’ll sit in the back of class where I won’t be noticed and take a nap.

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17. BC Student: Let’s do a wine night to seem more sophisticated.

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Translation: Slap the bag!

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18. BC Student: No, I don’t know him.

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Translation: Well, I’ve stalked him on Twitter a couple times, but we’ve never spoken in person.

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19. BC Student: I’m going to call Mom to catch up on life at home.

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Christie Merino / Gavel Media

Translation: I’m going to text Mom and ask her for money.

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Christie Merino / Gavel Media

20. BC Student: I’m the greatest Superfan ever!

So dedicated Mary Yuengert / Gavel Media

So dedicated
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Translation: How does that “For Boston” song go again?

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