This is a part of a song named Fools by Australian singer Troye Sivan. I don’t get the meaning of the third line. I get the literal meaning of stick and aerosol, but I don’t think a piece of wood and some pressurized liquid makes any sense here. So what are stick and aerosol, then?

Oh, our lives don’t collide, I’m aware of this
The differences and impulses and your obsession with
the little things: you like stick, and I like aerosol

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    The writer is talking about deodorants, I think. You like stick (like a lipstick) and I like aerosol.Very romantic. – Nigel J Jan 25 '18 at 4:39
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    As soon as I read your answer I could catch the meaning and I agree with your opinion. Thank you for our answer. – tammy Jan 25 '18 at 6:00
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    I was going to post an answer but it's been supplied by @NigelJ.... pity. – Mari-Lou A Jan 25 '18 at 10:19
  • Link to the entire lyrics? – Mitch Jan 26 '18 at 13:19
  • @Mitch It might be more helpful to have the actual song: youtu.be/vfD96yRT8cs?t=1m26s I think it's easier to understand why whoever wrote the song chose "aerosol" instead of "spray". – ColleenV Jan 27 '18 at 2:09

Stick and aerosol are two different types of deodorant:

Stick deodorant (courtesy of wikipedia.org) Spray deodorant (courtesy of wikipedia

Personally I'd call aerosol deodorants "spray" deodorants instead, which tallies with the articles you get when you google is aerosol deodorant better than stick?.

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    I have a hunch that Americans tend to say "aerosol" rather than "spray" for deodorants. Your Google is probably British. – Mari-Lou A Jan 25 '18 at 12:31
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    And Troye Sivan himself has lived in Australia since age 2, so don't ask what Americans say. – GEdgar Jan 26 '18 at 13:03
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    @Mari-LouA I think Americans tend to use "spray" as well because aerosol is a mouthful. It's probably just that aerosol just fit better with the rhythm than "spray": youtu.be/vfD96yRT8cs?t=1m26s – ColleenV Jan 26 '18 at 13:16
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    I'll dare to speak for Americans: we're more likely to say "spray" than aerosol. (Sorry, but this has me laughing.) – Bread Jan 26 '18 at 13:18
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    @ColleenV - A mouthful of aerosol is definitely something to be avoided ;) – AndyT Jan 26 '18 at 14:42

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