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Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

We’ve all had that moment — attempting to describe something to a non-military friend. And as you hear yourself explaining it you realize it makes zero sense. Sigh. Welcome to military life, civilian acquaintance. No matter how many times you try to explain it, it doesn’t seem to get any easier, either. 

Take a look at these totally relatable moments as to how it feels to explain the suck, decode acronyms, and essentially translate an entire language to someone who’s not in the know.

If you know, you know. 

Welcome to the jungle, folks. 

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Lesson number one. 

This is true, but also not true. 

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Make sense? 

Then sometimes it feels like this

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Just smile and nod.

As they’re explaining how crazy it all sounds.

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Been there, done that. 

When they start to get it. 

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Nice job, compadre. 

But then suddenly they DON’T get it.

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

We were so close.

Sometimes we feel this too. 

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Just keep trying though.

Sometimes pictures help.

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Like a picture book for jargon.

Say it, mean it, FEEL it

Memes that describe what it’s like to explain jargon to civilian friends

Spoken like a true boss.

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