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Published on September 27th, 2014 | by Admin

24 Things That Mean Something Totally Different When You’re Broke

Happy Hour

Can you spot me a dollar?

Happy Hour

What it usually means: A time of the day during the work week when bars offer some drinks at a discounted price.

What it means when you’re broke: The only time you can afford to consume alcohol with your friends outside your apartment.

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Buying Groceries

Buying Groceries

What it usually means: Going to a supermarket on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to replenish food and drinks in the household.

What it means when you’re broke: Reluctantly spending the few dollars you have on bread that gets moldy, fruit that rots, milk that spoils, chips you eat in one sitting, cheese, peanut butter, and canned tuna fish.

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Paying Rent

Paying Rent

What it usually means: Paying a fixed cost once a month to live in an apartment that you do not own.

What it means when you’re broke: Begrudgingly paying an evil tyrant landlord while praying that there is enough money in your checking account.

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Going To The Mall

Going To The Mall

What it usually means: Visiting a building that houses various retailers, department stores, and a food court with the intent of purchasing something you want or need.

What it means when you’re broke: Going to Cinnabon and walking around aimlessly, while considering stealing everything you lay eyes on. Torture.

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