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I used to think that weasel was short for wooden easel, and was confused as to why someone would be called a piece of art equipment as an insult.

Anon
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I used to believe that people who don’t understand English can’t talk.

American
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Assuming that the word fraud has German origins, I used to get it confused with Freud, and wondered how it made a connection together. Maybe a scientific bank crime, to be imaginative?

Anon
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A kid at my summer camp told me that infinity was written as a one and thirty-six zeros. (That's actually an undecillion (short scale) or a sextillion (long scale, formerly used in the U.K.).)

C.C.
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I used to think monk was short for monkey.

Anon
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I thought "prison" and "prism" are the same words as each other.

Anon
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I used to think that retarded was the same word as retired.

Anon
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I used to think that if something was out of the question, then you were banned from asking for it.

Anon
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I used to think people read books because of that overwhelming smell of the pages that you can bury your nose in, rather than the actual subject!

Anon
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When I was 15, I accidentally referred to my baby cousin's Christening as his funeral. Well, at least I found it funny myself.

Anon
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