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Confusing Grown-Up Words

Grown-ups use a LOT of strange words –

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Here are the most confusing grown-up words, and what they mean.

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A

What is an accountant? ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ
What is an accountant? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ An accountant is a person …
What is affiliate marketing? ๐Ÿ”Š
What is affiliate marketing? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Affiliate marketing is where you …

B

What is the “Bottom Line”? ๐Ÿ“Š
What is the "Bottom Line"? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ The "bottom line" has …
What is bankruptcy? ๐Ÿฆ
Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Bankruptcy is where a person or business owes too much …

C

What are debit cards and credit cards? ๐Ÿ’ณ
What are debit cards and credit cards? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Debit cards? …
What is a credit rating? ๐Ÿ“ˆ
What is a credit rating? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A credit rating/credit score …
What is a CFO (Chief Financial Officer)? ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ
What is a CFO (Chief Financial Officer)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A CFO …
What is a CEO (Chief Executive Officer)? ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ
What is a CEO (Chief Executive Officer)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A CEO …
What is a CV (Curriculum Vitae)? ๐Ÿ“œ
What is a CV (Curriculum Vitae)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A CV is …

D

E

What is espionage? ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ
What is espionage? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Espionage is another word for spying. …

F

What is a faux pas? ๐Ÿ˜ณ
What is a faux pas? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A faux pas is …

G

H

I

What is interest? (easy explanation) ๐Ÿ“ˆ
What is interest? (easy explanation) – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Interest is a confusing …
What is income tax? ๐Ÿ’ธ
What is income tax? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Income tax is money that …

J

K

What is a KPI (Key Performance Indicator)? ๐Ÿ“ˆ
What is a KPI (Key Performance Indicator)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A KPI …

L

What is libel? ๐Ÿ™Š
What is libel? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Libel is when a person's writing …

M

What is MTD (Month To Date)? ๐Ÿ“†
What is MTD (Month To Date)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Month to date …
What is a mortgage? ๐Ÿก
What is a mortgage? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A mortgage is where a …

N

O

P

Q

R

What is renting? ๐Ÿ 
What is renting? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Renting is where you pay to …

S

T

What is tax evasion? ๐Ÿฅธ
What is tax evasion? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Tax evasion is where a …
What is tax? ๐Ÿ’ธ
What is tax? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Tax is money that people and …
What is a tabloid? ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ
What is a tabloid? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Tabloids are small newspapers that …
What are transferable skills? โš’๏ธ
What are transferable skills? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Transferable skills are skills that …

U

V

What is vernacular? ๐Ÿ’ฌ
What is vernacular? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Vernacular describes the type of words …

W

What is a “wall of wins”? ๐Ÿงฑ
What is a "wall of wins"? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ A "wall of …
What is the wealth gap? โš–๏ธ
What is the wealth gap? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Wealth gaps are situations …
What are white goods? ๐Ÿ”Œ
What are white goods? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ White goods are large appliances …

X

Y

What is YTD (Year to Date)? ๐Ÿ“†
What is YTD (Year to Date)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Year to date …
What is yield (money)? ๐ŸŒฝ
What is yield (money)? – Introduction ๐Ÿ‘‹ Your "yield" is how much …

Z