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In Kindergarden my Mom home schooled me and I thought the "E" made the same sound as the "I" so when my Mom was helping me write numbers, I would write six as sex and she would get mad at me!!

Dessy
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When I was younger, I used to believe that 'n' came twice in the alphabet (L, M, N, AND Y, N, Z)


It took me a while to realize that it was 'and' and not 'N'

MoonlitLupine
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When I was about to go into preschool, my mom wanted to teach me the alphabet. One day as I was practicing my letters on a piece of paper, my older brother (he was about 13 or 14 at the time) told me that if you didn't make the line on your little k long enough, then the police would show up and send you to jail. I believed him.

Anon
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i really thought that "key" was a secret letter to the alphabet that only i knew.

amber
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I used to believe that TLC just stood for The Learning Channel (we have a satellite), and not also for tender loving care.

Anon
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I used to believe that obituary was spelled the way it sounded (obitchuary).. yeah....my spelling wasnt so great :]

sarah
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Up until some time in kindergarten, I thought that when you wrote a capital E you had to squeeze as many lines as possible in it. My teacher was not a very good teacher (she told us that we weren't allowed to tie our sweaters around or waists or touch our own blood. She also never corrected a kid that said her name wrong.) so she didn't care. It wasn't until my neighbor told me you're only supposed to have 3 lines in an E.

Emmy
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When i was first learning to write and put words together, i wondered what the purpose of vowels was... it made perfect since to me that "ct" meant cat, and "trck" meant truck, etc. "LL" (that means LOL)

i'd like to buy a vowel, please... ""
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After I learned the letters of the alphabet, I really wanted to know how you SPELL each letter. Some seemed obvious like bee, kay, dee, em, but I was very curious about some others like H, Q, X, etc. I remember trying to find out all through kindergarden and getting frustrated with no answers, because adults never understood my question. I'm not sure how long it was before I understood that the letters weren't words on their own.

Sara
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I used to think "alphabet" was spelled abcde etc.

Anon
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I used to believe that the capital letter "E" could have as many lines as you could fit in it, not just the three.

Stephanie
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I used to believe that there were two words; impossible and inpossible. Impossible things could not be done while inpossible things were the opposite. Obviously those things are just possible.

Anon
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when i was little i signed my nana's birthday card but i didn't know how to spell nana so i asked my cousin.. she told me it was spelled xmws so i wrote i love you xmws!!!! my nana couldn't figure out why lol

Anon
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When I was learning how to write in english, I wondered what language I was writing in before I learned how to write... I thought maybe I wrote in chinese, or welsh.

Andreas Harris
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When I was six, I was playing DJ on tape. My uncle came in and started acting like a goofball doing voices and stuff like that. He was acting like the guy that does the station ID, and he said in a deep voice, "w-e-r-d, weird."
I actually thought that was the correct way to spell it until I was in third grade and saw weird on a spelling lesson and the teacher pronounced it.

keyboardplayer
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When I was little, when I saw something with the word "original" written on it, I thought it was pronounced "origontal," even though I knew what "original" meant. Then one day I was having my dad write on the back of a blank video tape case, and I had him write the word "original." I then noticed it wasn't actually "origontal", once I saw it in print.

Shontom
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When I was three or four I believed that letters and numbers were either boys or girls. The letters A, B, H, K, M, N, P, Q, R, U, V, W, and Y are girl letters whereas C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, O, S, T, and Z were boy letters. X always kind of tricked me (ironic considering our chromosomes). 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7 are boys and 4, 6, 8, and 9 are girls. I can remember to this day (20 years later!) exactly what letters and numbers are the girls and which ones are the boys!

Lindsay
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i used to believe that letters were either happy or mad like the A was mad and the S was happy.

anon
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now folks this may seem weird so beware!!!! when I was about 6 or 7 I thought that "plaza" said "pizza" when I said that my mom and dad started laughing their bottoms off. I swear it's not that funny!

pizza_plaza what?88
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I used to beileve that duct tape was Duck tape, and for awhile I guess I thought it came from ducks....but I'm not sure (I was shocked that for so long I thought it was Duck...)

Melissa
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