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I used to think that every work place looked like a court and grown-ups argued all day. Kinda true I suppose...

Anon
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When you got fired, a document stating that you somehow work there was burned somehow, like in the fireplace.Once that document was burned, you couldn,t work there no more.

Devonne
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The evolution of what my dad did:

I thought my dad was a construction worker because he sometimes took a hard hat to work with him. Later, he corrected me and told me he was an engineer, so then I thought he drove trains. Turns out he was "just" a mechanical engineer, and for some reason, I thought that meant you had a "uniform" that consisted of short sleeve dress shirts with ties.

Ann Y.
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In second or third grade, the only career option that seemed feasible to me was teaching at the elementary school level. I'm sure that's because that was the only profession I saw on a regular basis, but it seemed natural and like the only thing I'd ever end up doing.

Kristen
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When i was a kid, i wanted to be a maid because i thought that my maid was getting paid soooo much money ($400 a month seemed like a lot to me) and she got to hang out at home all day

DeVille
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When I was about five years old my dad had the chance to be a supervisor at a local Boeing. He declined the offer, and came home and told my mum about this offer he got, but rejected the idea, I heard what he was saying and got mad at him, and said "I wanna be a supervisior", all because I thought you got to wear a special "visor", and that meant you were royalty.

Chelsea
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I used to beleive that in preschool the teachers would get in sleeping bags in the the big room and stay there till class started the next day

Anon
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I remember a girl in my kindergarten class told me she wanted to be a waterfall when she grew up.

Anon
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my sister used to think that every milkman had a cow in his back garden and would milk it every day then deliver it

john b
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When I was 5, my mom and i hopped in the car to pick up my dad and i asked her why we had to pick him up. She responded "he got fired". My eyes got wide and i said "They're going to shoot daddy!?"

LeeAnn
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My brother wanted a part time job on a milk round, so he decided to look it up in The complete 'works' of William Shakespeare. He now uses the yellow pages!

Joey
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When I was younger I use to want to become a cashier at a supermarket. I had just assumed that they got to keep all of the money at the check out counter.

Anon
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When i was little 4 or 5 i used to believe that to be a fire man u had to be a man so when my friend sarah said she wanted to be a fire man i was disscusted that she wanted to be a man and stoped talking to her.....she's still a woman lol

Blue_eyed_monster
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i used to think a prostitute was a name for a rank in the army

Anon
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My father worked for GE, I thought all GE did was make light bulbs. I didn't realize that he was an engineer for GE, until I told my family to leave him alone, that he was tired from making light bulbs all day.

moe
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This is right out of "Rugrats" or something. Geeeeez. When I was a kid I used to think all adults worked at the same place. It was in a big building simply called "Work" and always involved something I didn't understand with computers.

Angry Sar
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As a child I believed that when a person was fired from their job, they were executed on a firing range.

damien
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once my dad told me that "if i didnt work hard, then i'd go on the dole" and for some reason i got it into my head that the dole was a big ship that came and took all the lazy people away "the good ship dole!"

popmonkey
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I use to believe that the best job in the entire world was a meter maid ( person who gives tickets to parked cars).

Anon
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Apparently my Father spent WWII riding a flat footed polar bear across the Sahara Desert pressing pants. They were white to reflect the sun, insulated to keep cool like a cooler, and the flat feet prevented them from sinking into the sand.

Gull-a-bull
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