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I used to think that the football players with the higher numbers on their jerseys meant they were the better, stronger players than the ones with the lower numbers.

Will (from the world : sport)
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I never saw anyone use the numbers on a telephone, so I didn't know why it had numbers. I thought that the numbers were some sort of advanced feature that nobody ever used.

Anon (from science : telephones)
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After the death of my great-grandmother (when I was about 6), my mother was trying to explain to me what happened to people after they died. Not having any specific religious views other than a belief in an afterlife of some kind, I was told "nobody really knows what happens to the soul", which for some reason satisfied me. I was more upset about what happened to the body. When I was informed that the body was put into "a casket", I must have got "casket" and "basket" mixed up, because I pictured dead people getting stuffed into something like a clothes hamper, which was always called the "laundry basket" in our house. I thought that was horrible. I didn't sort it out until several years later, when I saw a funeral in a movie.

Wants to be cremated (from death : people)
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I thought change was the store's way of saying thank you.

Madeline (from neighbourhood : going shopping)
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i used to be afraid to flush the toilet because i thought that it would suck me down and i would never see my family again then i would have to live in a giant crap place with other kids who were sucked in the toilet

maria (from toilets : fear of)
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I used to believe that the dinasaurs aren't really extinct, that we are all really dinosaurs, but we're just asleep and having this incredibly realistic dream that we're people.

ERDOC (from make-believe : monsters)
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I used to believe that when you could see your breath outside in the cold, you were making clouds. So I would breathe out a lot to make as many clouds as possible :)

K (from nature : weather)
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my dad used to tell me when i was little that if he unscrewed my belly button my legs would fall off. i still dont let anyone mess with my belly button!! haha

melissa (from body parts : belly buttons)
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I used to believe that by holding one hand over my eye and keeping my eyes open, that i could magically "see through my hand". When I introduced this trick to the rest of the class, we all felt like we had discovered something amazing that Adults had missed of years!

Baj (from make-believe : magic tricks)
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I remember the first time I learned there was a place in hospital called 'casualty', I assumed it must be the 'casual' area - where all the doctors wear jeans + t-shirts + just lay around doing nothing all day.

Nin (from grown-ups : work)
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