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    Today I found out it's not 'just desserts' but rather 'just deserts'.

    de·sert The state or fact of deserving reward or punishment.


    As it's Halloween I must mention I used to think 'trick or treat' was 'trickle treat'


    What about when fans at football matches see themselves on the big screen and by default wave at it, as oppossed to the camera. lol
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    Someone on my facebook feed wrote about 'treacle treaters' earlier. Nearly took a gun to my own face.
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    I used to think 'fingers' were called 'thingers' and used to have proper heated debates with people who said otherwise. I was 7, I'm over it now.
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    When I was 6 I thought you asked people "which football team do you sport?"
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    When people say 'it's a whole different kettle of fish', kettle is collective term for fish and not the appliance you use to make tea.
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    In year two everyone thought that fire was a swear word :/
    I genuinely heard 'euthanasia' as 'youth in Asia' until I studied it in RE.

    The most important one is- when you talk about hunting someone down like a dog, the hunter is the dog in that situation, not the hunted. THIS BLOWS MY MIND.
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    (Original post by LaBelleEtLeBete)
    In year two everyone thought that fire was a swear word :/
    I genuinely heard 'euthanasia' as 'youth in Asia' until I studied it in RE.

    The most important one is- when you talk about hunting someone down like a dog, the hunter is the dog in that situation, not the hunted. THIS BLOWS MY MIND.
    You have to watch this!

    Watch it from 1:10 onwards.

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    (Original post by U.S Lecce)
    You have to watch this!

    Watch it from 1:10 onwards.

    hehehehehehe
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    Growing up catholic I thought the song "walk in the light" was "war, kinder-light"
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    I, and many people, would assume the red juice from meat is blood, which it isn't.

    I used to think 'prison' was spelt 'prizon' in primary school.
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    I used to think that north and up were the same thing :awesome:

    (In my defence, I have no 3D vision, so they're more similar for me than they are for other people...? It's not a very good excuse, but I do suck at visualising )
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    (Original post by Supermassive_muse_fan)
    When people say 'it's a whole different kettle of fish', kettle is collective term for fish and not the appliance you use to make tea.
    lol....never knew that. I would always picture a kitchen kettle full of fish.
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    This page amuses me on a number of levels, not least of which is just the fact that it exists.
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    (Original post by Supermassive_muse_fan)
    When people say 'it's a whole different kettle of fish', kettle is collective term for fish and not the appliance you use to make tea.
    I want to make fun of you, but thats actually pretty adorable :3
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    When I was young I thought teachers never made mistakes.

    Ever!
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    (Original post by mdr)
    When I was 6 I thought you asked people "which football team do you sport?"
    So cute!
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    (Original post by Supermassive_muse_fan)
    When people say 'it's a whole different kettle of fish', kettle is collective term for fish and not the appliance you use to make tea.
    It... doesn't mean an actual kettle?

    :ashamed:
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    When I was 6 I thought drinking was abhorent, evil and I'd never ever do it. How, sadly, wrong I was.
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    (Original post by Supermassive_muse_fan)
    When people say 'it's a whole different kettle of fish', kettle is collective term for fish and not the appliance you use to make tea.
    No, it is the appliance in which you poach fish

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    (Original post by Fusion)
    I, and many people, would assume the red juice from meat is blood, which it isn't.

    I used to think 'prison' was spelt 'prizon' in primary school.
    what is it then?

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