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Texas Longhorns, Longhorns, University of Texas, Charlie Strong, Mack BrownReady, Charlie Strong for Big 12 action? Enjoy this article by BuzzFeed.  The Texas Longhorns can easily be described using 22 Words That Have A Different Meaning For Texas Longhorns Football Fans.

Thanks to BuzzFeed and Logan Rhoades for this fantastic article to share with Longhorns Fans.

22 Words That Have A Different Meaning For Texas Longhorns Football Fans – By Logan Rhoades – BuzzFeed Staff
http://www.buzzfeed.com/mrloganrhoades/hook-em-horns#2u65a0v

 

1. “Colt”

"Colt"

Ronald Martinez / Getty

What it usually means: A young male horse.
What it means to UT fans: The real winner of the 2008 Heisman Trophy.

2. “Tower”

"Tower"

Ronald Martinez / Getty

What it usually means: A tall slender building.
What it means to UT fans: An illuminated monument of victory.

3. “Queso”

"Queso"

What it usually means: Spanish for “cheese.”
What it means to UT fans: A warm, gooey delicious gift from the heavens above, capable of sobering up even the drunkest of fans. Good on everything.

4. “Burnt”

"Burnt"

Brian Bahr / Stringer

What it usually means: A past participle or past tense version of the word “burn.” As in, “Looks like you burnt that toast,” or “that toast looks burnt.”
What it means to UT fans: The perfect (and only acceptable) shade of orange.

5. “Royal”

"Royal"

Cooper Neill / Stringer

What it usually means: Having the status of a king or queen or a member of their family.
What it means to UT fans: The man, the myth, the legend, the stadium: Darrell K Royal.

6. “Young”

What it usually means: Having lived for a short period of time.
What it means to UT fans: The last name of a Texas god.

7. “Tech”

"Tech"

Erich Schlegel / Stringer

What it usually means: A shortened version of the word “technology.”
What it means to UT fans: A school of wannabees.

8. “Mack”

"Mack"

Tom Pennington / Getty

What it usually means: To put the moves on someone ; a smooth mofo, like in the song “Return of the Mack.”
What it means to UT fans: A hero who paved the way to greatness.

9. “Strong”

"Strong"

Erich Schlegel / Stringer

What it usually means: Having the ability to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks.
What it means to UT fans: The term for a new generation of Texas football.

10. “Godzilla”

"Godzilla"

Brian Bahr / Stringer

What it usually means: A giant monster who terrorizes cities and whatnot.
What it means to UT fans: The only size of which to compare a jumbotron.

11. “45”

"45"

Brian Bahr / Stringer

What it usually means: The number between 44 and 46.
What it means to UT fans: The number preceding 35.

12. “Chaps”

"Chaps"

Erich Schlegel / Getty

What it usually means: A pair of joined leather leggings with a belt, typically worn over trousers.
What it means to UT fans: The best damn pom squad uniform in sports.

13. “Cannon”

"Cannon"

Harry How / Getty

What it usually means: A large artillery weapon mounted on wheels.
What it means to UT fans: An object used by the privileged few to signify points, kickoffs, and the end of each quarter.

14. “Average”

"Average"

Brian Bahr / Stringer

What it usually means: Typical; common; ordinary.
What it means to UT fans: An unacceptable level of performance and success.

 

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