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Since Germans speak German, I thought Jewish people spoke Jewish.

Lori
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I used to think that the baby slings were called carrions.

Anon
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I used to think that the word "Germanic" had something to do with being sick

Anon
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I used to believe when you'd see a company sign that says "Est. 1928” it meant they estimated the company was founded in 1928. I always wondered why some companies had to estimate when they were only a few years old. Much later I realized est stands for "established" and not "estimated".

Anon
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I once thought english was the only real language and the others were just made up

Anon
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You know how some people used to think, you say "blast-off" instead of 0 when counting backwards? Well, I used to say "beep" instead, because I learnt it from our microwave, which always beeped when the food was fully cooked.

AnonymynonA
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When I was little, like 6-7 years old, my dad would sometimes discuss something late at night that I heard as "horse bath".Not really sure why that was a discussion but you never know. -\_(:/)_/- So the next day I went around telling everyone at school that I knew what a "horse bath" was when in reality it was actually "whores bath" and that I had gone around telling everyone I knew about them. Needless to say, I got a good number of calls home and never made that mistake again.

Anon
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When I was laughing hysterically at something, my mom would ask me "What's so funny that's making you laugh so much like Hanina". I had no idea who "Hanina" really was, but I thought it was the name of some girl that my parents knew who liked laughing a lot. Later, I found out that she meant "laugh like a hyena", not "Hanina", and a hyena was an animal that laughs.

Anon
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When I was little I already knew how to read, and was incapable of talking without spelling out the words in my head (and still am). So, naturally, I thought 'tongue' was spelled T-U-N-G. Then when I was asked to read a book at the library to the other children, I pronounced 'tongue' like "tung-yoo", then the lady corrected me and said "Tongue."

Trisha Gaurav
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I used to pronounce the word "Computer" as "Crocuta"

Anon
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