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- Firemen start fires.
- Getting fired means being set on fire.
- You can be literally anything you want - animal, vegetable or mineral
I thought that 10 year olds were the same height as adults and went straight to jobs after leaving primary school.
I used to want to be a doctor when I grew up, because doctors never die, as they can cure themselves.
I used to think that the graveyard shift was men that dug graves at night.
I used to believe the guards at Buckingham Palace were actually robots, which explained why they had (seemingly) giant heads, showed no emotions and marched around in groups when they weren't just standing still.
When i was a young, I knew someone who worked for the local sewer authority, and I used to believe that he worked in the actual sewers and I always wondered whenever I saw the man, he was never dirty. Of course since I am not a child anymore, i know that he does not crawl in the sewers
When I was five my friends would ask me what my dad did for work. I told them that he was a Pawn broker. "What's that", my friends would ask, I replied my dad Breaks Prawns open. So for a year or two I believed that my dad sold or broke Prawns in Half.. When in fact he loaned money
I didn't undrestand why my mother would say that something was too expensive. When you need money you go to the bank and pick some up, right? Right? RIGHT?
Later I decided that the best work was probably being a cashier at a grocery store, I assumed they got to take the money they collected as payment for food home at the end of the day.
My sister once told me that the garbage men working for BFI, were really FBI agents because BFI is FBI mixed up. I was scared of them until I was almost 10.
I was probably about 6 when i was first told about blow jobs, but i thought it was a real job. Like a profession, and i just imagined a massive warehouse type factory thing where people got oral sex.
I used to believe that one could actually grow up and get a career as a fairy princess... sometimes, I wish I still did.
My sister told me she used to believe that people who worked in grocery stores actually lived there 24 hours a day. At night they slept in boxes in the back of the store.
When I was a about four or five I wanted to be a priest, because they only had to work on Sunday. My parents didn't correct me. Neither did the archbishop.
I remember being around 5 years old and being put to bed in the early evening. As I lay in bed, I would hear airplanes flying over our house and sooner or later hear my dad come through the front door. I thought the planes dropped him off at our house after work.
Also, my Dad was an electrical engineer. I thought he drove a train and wore a striped hat since he was an "engineer."
My son once told me he saw a policeman. I replied "where did you see the police officer?" He replied that he was not a police officer because he had a car. I said "what do you mean?" Police officers don't have a car because they work in the "office".
I used to believe that god made all of the builders first so that they could build all the houses for the other people.
When I was young I wanted to be a hooker ... before I found out what it meant. At the time, though, I thought it was all about being beautiful and getting to dress up in awesome clothes.
When I was little I believed that there were people who, whenever someone was born, died or moved away, were paid to change the Population signs outside of towns. I always thought the ones for cities would be very busy people, indeed.
I used to think that my teachers knew everything.
my dad told me that when people got "the sack" from work, they were literally put in a sack and thrown over london bridge into the thames. I believed him and argued with a teacher about it. I then spent a whole morning stood in the corridor for my beliefs. Thanks Dad.
When I was little I thought that the street a crossing guard worked on was named after the crossing guard because my grandmother Carmen worked on Carmen Ave.