welcomeI Used To Believe is a funny and bizarre collection of ideas that adults thought were true when they were children. It will remind you what it was like to be a child, fascinated and horrified by the world in equal parts. The following pages will reassure you that the things you used to believe weren't so strange after all...
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One time while I was at recess in preschool, I went through the whole alphabet in my head, trying to figure out which letter made the ŋ (ng) sound.
When I was little, I had a very strong belief in the Easter Bunny. One year, my father took my baby sister's pink bunny outfit and hung it on the clothes line then proceeded to tell me that he killed the Easter Bunny. We were going to have rabbit stew for dinner and use the pelt for coats. I cried for hours.
Because women could produce milk I thought it only made sense that men made coffee. Now it makes sense why I don't drink coffee.
When I was a little girl and people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I told them I wanted to be a purple flower. My older brother finally told me that people can't turn into flowers so I decided I'd be Tarzan instead.
I used to think that those masks doctors wear during surgery was to prevent them from vomiting all over their patient.
i believe that using gold give electric shock at the time of lightning.so i didnot wear gold when rain starts.
One time when i was 4, i went to my Grandma's pool and put on these orange goggles. Because they covered my nose, i assumed i could breathe underwater. You can guess how that turned out...
when i was a kid, i used to sleep early in the night and wake up after the sun rose...so i used to believe that sun rises only after we wake up from sleep, and if we did not sleep in the night, there will not be the morning.
When I was small I thought Shepherd's Pie was made out of dead shepherds! I cried in a restaurant when I was forced to finish my meal!
When I was a little kid, for some unknown reason I thought the word rinse was spelled "wrince." I even argued with my dad when he corrected me.