I hadn't thought of this that way before, but this post on Dumbledore's Theory of Early Education makes a lot of sense. (And there's a pretty good discussion in the comments space.)
And speaking of cupboard under the stairs: where children sleep.
Read about World War II hero Nancy Wake.
And as one commenter here put it, this belongs to the "Are You Kidding Me" pile: will my reference to an orgy in my cover letter hurt my chances?