i used to believe - the childhood beliefs site
I Used To Believe is a funny and bizarre collection of ideas that adults thought were true when they were children. It will remind you what it was like to be a child, fascinated and horrified by the world in equal parts. The following pages will reassure you that the things you used to believe weren't so strange after all...
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When I was a child, I used to believe that if you mixed shampoo and salt, you could create a new living creature. Now I realise it's slime.
When I was a child, I used to believe that an evil spirit would attack me from behind when I turned out the lights.
I used to believe that a pigeon was a type of pig
When I was a child I belived that cars worked with magic
when I was I child, I used to believe that at McDonald's, they had a list with the toys that they gave to children, 'cause if some day they came back, workers could give them a different toy...
I used to think that a "concrete jungle" was an actual jungle. I imagined it to be like a rainforest, but instead of water and plants, there was wet concrete.
I used to think that all British people were related to the Queen and that they were able to visit Buckingham Palace and see her family anytime they wanted
I used to think that people who donated their kidneys were doing it for steak and kidney pie.
When I was a child I used to believe that people lived on the moon because my mother told me a lot of stories about people living on the moon。
When I was young, I used to believe that clouds were made of cotton
When I was a child I used to believe
that everything that wasn't China, didn't exist.Because when I was a child I thought that all the world is
When I was a child i used to believe that the lazy little mouse took our teeth to put them on
I used to believe that humans produce milk. I learned that wasn’t true when I tried to milk myself after I first developed my breasts.
I used to believe that the kidneys are showers for the red blood cells; the water we drink washes the blood cells to clean them and the sewage goes to the bladder.
When I was little, I heard of someone having a "short fuse" and thought it meant a short memory and that the person was very forgetful.
I used to think that a sea lion was a hybrid of a seal and a lion.
I thought panhandlers were called that because they carried around a pan and put all the money people gave them in it. For some reason, I didn't wonder why I never actually saw beggars carrying pans.
I thought Full Metal Jacket had something to do with Fullmetal Alchemist. I thought it might have been some kind of silly spinoff.
I thought that "slipping someone the Mickey" had something to do with Mickey Mouse
I used to believe that Demi Moore and Demi Lovato were the same person or related to each other because they both have the same first name