ten random beliefs
I used to think that 'the pulitzer prize' was actually, "Pull It - Surprise!" -- Like, you pull a rope and something might fall on you...
I used to believe that Concorde's nose was used to drink water with when it was thirsty.
This 'factoid' remained uncorrected in my 'mental fact archive' until the age of 20 when watching an airshow on the TV.
I remember seeing Concorde coming in to land with it's nose bent down and thinking "Ah - it'll be having a drink after it's landed.... EHHH???? WTF???"
Thanks Dad for telling me that when watching an airshow on the TV when I was 4......
From when i was about 3 to the age of 8 i had three imaginary friends. They werent people though. one was a little blue and purple fuzzy thing that was named Zookie. The other one was the body of a cheeta and the head of a guy, i cant remember its name. and the last one was a woman/horse thing.. the body of a white horse, and it had the upper body of a woman... i dont know what the hell my parents were feeding me back then.. lol
My grandfather was missing a finger, and he would often tell me that I bit it off as a child. I believed this for years.
I thought that a mosque (a muslim church) was a place where mosquitoes live.
I used to believe that the electronic "talking" toys had a little guy living inside who's only job was to sit there and supply the voice for the toy.
My entire family told me that my belly button was where the indians had shot me. They have all kinds of home video of them saying "Show us where the indians shot you" and me lifting up my shirt and pointing to my belly button.
When I was about 4 my grandmother told me that eating carrots helped me to see in the dark. I somehow misheard this as 'carrots make your eyes glow in the dark.' Needless to say, I immediately gobbled my veggies down and was very dissapointed when my eyes failed to light up the room that night.
when i was really small, like 4 or so, i used to believe that if you got too close to a white wall at night, the hamburger helper hand could reach out and grab at you and hold you hostage against the wall, because the walls are white, and so is the hand, so the hand can camoflauge itself against the wall. i was very scared for a long time because all the rooms in any of the houses i lived in were all white.
I used to believe (Until the age of 8) that women didn't go to the bathroom (bm or pee) and when I was about 8 I heard my mother peeing in the bathroom and ran running to my father screaming "MOM HAS A PENIS!"