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Flight Attendants' Shocking Secrets Revealed

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In this book cover image released by William Morrow,
In this book cover image released by William Morrow, "Crusing Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet," by Heather Poole, is shown. (AP Photo/William Morrow)

Heather Poole, a 15-year employee of a major airline and author of Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet, shared some shocking secrets about life as a flight attendant.

For instance, the more seniority a flight attendant has, the shorter her skirt can be.

It's not all perks, though: attendants can be fired for bizarre reasons, like one woman Poole knew whose wings were clipped because she wore her uniform sweater tied around her waist.

Read the whole story at Mental Floss

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