ten random beliefs
When I was little I use to think kiwi fruit had to be shaved befor you eat it. Or you would grow hair all over you.
Someone told me that if I turned my head real fast I could bite my own ear, so I almost ended up with whiplash and still didn't bite it. And my grandma told me that if I kissed my own elbow I would be able to fly. Feh.
for a long time i was convined that david bowie really did come from outer space, rather than beckenham. somewhere in my mind i guess i still believe that...
I was the oldest child and the only girl in a family with four children. We traveled across a certain road quite often with our parents. Along this road was a hand-painted sign that said "Fill Wanted", asking for people to dump unwanted rock and soil to fill in a low, wet area on someone's property. After passing the sign one day, my middle brother, who had recvently acheived the milestone of reading, asked, "WHO is Fill (Phil)???"
I used to believe fog was caused by cows smoking cigars. How could mom be lying?!
After thinking about it hard, my sister, aged about 6, asked, "Mummy, if people die standing up, can they use them again in shop windows?"
I used to believe that everyone else in the world had an alternative existence as Dragon's and the only time they turned into humans was when I looked at them. They all knew I was the only one that wasn't really a dragon, but no one was allowed to tell me - not even my Mum. To be fair it could be true....
I used to believe that Rhododendron was a dinosaur.
We lived in a condo on the 3rd floor. I thought that our neighbors from the 4th floor did nothing 24/7 but holding our ceiling lamps. One day it occurred to me that we weren't holding anyone's lamps even though people on the 2nd floor probably had them too.
I know my dog, Palmer, spoke English, he was just really quiet.