ten random beliefs
My dad once told me that water reservoirs were paddling pool in the sky , I used to shout out paddling pool when I saw one
When I was little, I used to believe that my father knew everything. Literally. One day I was in the bath and asked him what time it was. There are no words for how shocked I was when he said "I don't know".
My grandfather had lost half of his right index finger in a work-related accident many years before I was born. When I was younger, he would tell me all sorts of stories about how he had lost his finger... but the common theme in his stories were that it was somehow my grandmother's fault.
She had chopped it off cutting veggies, she had sewn it off on the sewing machine, she had vacuumed it off while cleaning. But his favorite story, the one that kept me well away from my grandmother for a number of years, was that she had gotten mad at him for pointing at her, and bitten it off.
I was 9 before I learned the truth. In the interim, I would never point at ANYTHING in my grandmother's presence, nor would I give her hugs. I was determined that she wouldn't take a bite out of me.
the tooth fairy. my mum used to tell me that the tooth fairy would go around collecting teeth from children to build a big "tooth castle" in the sky for all the faries to live in. and the reason you got more money for a big tooth was their was of saying "thank you" for helping them to build and finish their castle quicker.
I used to believe that all my energy "came from my nipples and my back" I literally said that to my parents.
I really did believe that you would go to jail if you removed the tag from the mattress because my father told me so! So I carefully destroyed the evidence when I accidently pulled the tag off. The name below has been changed to protect the guilty.
I used to believe that clowns didn't have voices and couldn't talk. I also didn't realize that they weren't born clowns. I wanted so badly to have a clown as a pet. He could live in the garage and we would communicate through sign language.
i used to belive that if you had an name that was common among old people,(such as bob, ina, ethel, henry) you would live longer than if your name was uncommon. i was sad because my mom made up my name.
That Hamstere are, genetically speaking, miniature bears.
I used to believe that "Yesterday" and "Tomorrow" were actual days of the week, and that they both had a day of the week for which they were a double. I would ask my parents, "what day of the week is tomorrow?" and they would say "Thursday". And I would be outraged, because the last time I asked that question, they had said that Tomorrow was Monday, and now they were changing the story.