Community·Mar 10, 2018What's The Most Awkward Misunderstanding You Had As A Kid?"I thought adultery meant pretending to be an adult."by Christopher HudspethBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink When you're a kid, your brain is a sponge, soaking in new words and phrases, trying to understand their meaning. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF PopTV Recently Jennifer Wright tweeted that, as a child, she believed adultery meant "pretending to be an adult." Twitter: @jenashleywright This revelation prompted others to discuss things they misunderstood and it got interesting. Like someone who thought Watergate was a dam. Twitter: @mariadkins92 Or this person, who believed forks and spoons were chatting it up. Twitter: @Kgisamazing1 What's a crazy belief you had, or a thing you misunderstood the meaning of as a kid? Let us know in the comments below for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post and/or video.