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As children, we often watch television shows and movies and many of the jokes go right over our heads.

It's usually the case that when we rewatch these as adults, we pick up on all the things we missed.

This happened for one woman named Fyiya when she was watching the Pixar movie, Monsters, Inc.

During the scene in which the monster George Anderson comes out of a child's room with a white sock stuck to his back, one of his colleagues shouts "We have a 23-19!"

This prompts the CDA to tackle the emergency, shaving George's fur off to decontaminate him after he came into contact with an item from the human world.

But what exactly does 23-19 mean?

We have a 23-19!
(Image: Pixar)

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Fyiya thinks she's figured it out and shared her realisation in a TikTok video.

In the clip she says: "Oh my god. I was today year's old when I realised when I used to watch Monsters, Inc. I used to be like 'what the hell is a 23-19?'

"The 23rd letter in the alphabet is W and the 19th letter is S.

"Standing for white socks. Yep."

Her video quickly went viral, being watched over 400,000 times.

The realisation blew her mind
(Image: @iamfyiya/TikTok)

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It garnered more than 23,000 likes and hundreds of comments.

Many took the time to say they also couldn't believe they didn't know this sooner.

One replied: "I'm also today years old."

Another said: "I did not know that."

"You learn something new every day," wrote a third.

"That just blew my mind," proclaimed a fourth.

A few others shared more interesting facts about the significance of the numbers as well.

Someone else posted: "2319 is in all Pixar movies because it's the Studio number that the producers start off in."

A different user added: "It's also the code for copyright infringement law and hidden in lots of movies that have broken it."

Guess we'll have to start looking out for these numbers in more Disney Pixar films now!

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