What job did Mario originally have?

What job did Mario originally have?

The sun rises and sets. Humans can't fly. Mario is a plumber. These are some of the basic truths of life as we know it.

He's easily the most famous plumber in all of history. Mario became so popular that he's the de facto mascot not just for Nintendo, but for the entire video game industry. His big nose, mustache, signature hat, and overalls have graced countless games, shirts, puzzles, backpacks, tattoos, and literally anything else you can put an image on.

And yet, he wasn't even originally a plumber.

Take a moment to just soak that information in, and then see if you can figure out what his original job was.

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