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When I was younger, I thought the word vinegar was the same as the word vagina, and in year 5, we had a TV crew come to our school, to do a documentary on school dinners, and I said into the microphone, which was turned up quite loud 'well I usually have ketchup or mayonnaise on my fries, but my older brother, in high school, prefers vagina with his'. Needless to say, that part was obviously deleted.

Anon
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This is sad because I have Scottish ancestry from my paternal grandfather’s side. I used to believe Scottish was a language. I didn’t think British, Kiwi, Aussie or Canadian English were languages though.

Anon
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I thought the word lackadaisical was something to do with lacking daisies.

Anon
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I used to think algebra was putting letters in place of numbers, and doing sums with them. So, for instance, A is 1, B is 2 and C is 3 and so on.

Anon
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I used to believe that when people would say "pick a number between 1 and 10" you were supposed to pick the number exactly between them. I would of course always pick 5, and be confused when I was wrong.

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For some reason, I've always imagined certain numbers represented by certain colours:

1-Blue
2-Yellow
3-Green
4-Blue
5-Orange
6-Not sure
7-Pink
8-Red
9-Purple

Maybe it's something to do with the nine planets being colours, although none of them is pink, although people say 7 is a lucky number, because there is something sort of 'pretty' about it, so it makes sense that 7 is the pink and girly number.

Natasha
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I thought that "Oh, the humanity!" was an exclamation meant for pointing out that something was very humanlike.

Anon
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I used to think Russians had surnames ending with ski because of the skiing they do in Siberia.

Anon
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I used to think Yiddish was pronounced to rhyme with Swedish.

Anon
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I believed that the word optimistic was something to do with opticians and being happy with your eyesight.

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