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ten random beliefs

My Dad was in the Royal Navy, and every other Friday he would have to take his sword to work with him. My brother thought that he was on pirate fighting duty on those days.

Colin (from grown-ups : work)
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I used to think that 'hippie' was a religion

Shannon (from religion : church)
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When I was a kid, I heard that earwigs can't walk backwards. (Later I found out there was a Star Trek episode about this, maybe?) I was terrified an earwig would go into my ear and, only being able to move forward, would have to eat through my brain to go out the other ear. I slept with my hands over my ears for years.

Wigging Out (from animals : creepy crawlies)
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My grandmother always told me that pigeons were 'Father Christmas' birds who went back and told him everything you did (this was after a expressed my scepticism that Santa could really know all that stuff). Also, when I was really little and was getting excited about Christmas, my mother told me that it wasn't the next day but the one after. Then, when there were presents under the tree the next day, she would admit that she must have been wrong. It's almost embarrasing how long I believed that and how often I fell for it.

KB (from make-believe : father christmas)
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I was never afraid of the Boogie Man as a child. Being a child of the 70's, I was well familiar with disco and I just figured he was someone who came into your room late at night dressed in sequins who wanted to dance with you.

diane (from at home : under my bed)
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I used to think my elementary school gym teacher's name was "Jim Class".

Brandon Campbell (from school : teachers)
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When my cousin and I were teenagers, she
used to think that the Stacy Q song "Two of
Hearts" was actually "2 poptarts". mmm, yum!

PixieGoth (from music : misheard lyrics)
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i used to believe that when the sun shines through gaps in the clouds the sunbeams were souls from graveyards going up to heaven.

Anon (from nature : weather)
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When i was little, my parents had a water bed. Everytime my dad would have to add more water, i would go and hide under my bed because i thought an alligator lived inside my parents waterbed and that it would get out and eat me.

Alex Bodden (from at home : under my bed)
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While making bread, I asked what a yeast was. My mother replied that it was a small gerbil-like creature found in the woods.
For 11 fruitless years I searched nature books for a picture of one...

rachael (from animals : general)
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