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Mar 10, 2018

What's The Most Awkward Misunderstanding You Had As A Kid?

"I thought adultery meant pretending to be an adult."

When you're a kid, your brain is a sponge, soaking in new words and phrases, trying to understand their meaning.

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Recently Jennifer Wright tweeted that, as a child, she believed adultery meant "pretending to be an adult."

This revelation prompted others to discuss things they misunderstood and it got interesting. Like someone who thought Watergate was a dam.

Or this person, who believed forks and spoons were chatting it up.

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.