‘I want to be a DOG when I grow up!’ Hilarious proof that kids really do say the funniest things
- Childrens’ honest answers to adult question becomes an internet hit
They say children say the funniest things. And this is the proof.
A collection of some of the most amusing answers to questions posed to children from around the world has become an internet hit.
Among the montage of pictures from school yearbooks and writing exercises is one youngster to insists ‘when I grow up I want to be a dog’.
And there’s no faulting the youngsters’ ambition, with another child saying that he dreamed of selling fruit at a busy intersection.
Meanwhile, an aspiring politician canvasses for votes in an upcoming school election with a refreshingly honest list of reasons he should win support.
The list reads: ‘I’m responsible, I’m honest, I don’t run with scissors, I’m obedient, I’m loyal.’
But he saves this sure-fire vote winning pledge for last: ‘I don’t bite my friends… well, except for that one time’.
Another youngster shows he is not lacking a strong work ethic at the tender age of seven by writing an application for work.
In it he’ll do babysitting and walk dogs – of the non-evil variety, that is – all to raise enough money to finance the ‘dream that hasn’t come true yet – wanting to swim like a mermaid’.
Another child reveals a darker side by admitting that in 100 years he wants to be ‘breaking out of my tomb’,
And this deep searching questions about what the youngsters want to do when they grow up also draws out the darker, make that megalomaniac, side of some of the respondents.
When asked what are the three things you want to do in the future, there’s no holding back the child who responds: ‘Get a girlfriend, kiss her, rule the world’.
The list of childrens’ answers were posted on website Buzzfeed under the listing of ’26 kids who are certainly going places’.
Burning desire: This child wants to be a fire truck when they get older, left, while another youngster says: ‘I want to be a person who cleans tables’