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...
Some areas of this site contain content which is not suitable for children.
That eating carrots makes you ginger.
I used to believe the word shoes was spelled shouse. It looked right to me...
When I was child I used to believe that people who die become ghosts and could see you
When I was a child, I used to believe that when there was a storm it was because God was angry.
When I was a child, I used to believe clouds were cotton candy.
When I was a child I used to believe that my cat would die because he fell seven times.
When I was a child, I used to believe that onions came from tangerines.
When I was a child, I used to think that if I lied my nose would grow bigger.
When I was a child, I used to believe that mannequins moved around and changed their clothes at night while the store was closed.
When I was a child I used to belive that if I put on cardboard wings I could fly like a bird.
When i was a child, i used to believe that astronauts when they went to space, they will live on the moon all the time.
When I was little I thought that if I fell into the toilet it would absorb me and take me through the sewers.
I used to think the word “racy” had something to do with racism. Specifically, I thought the word was to racism what “sexy” was to “sexism”.
When I first read about the Cannes Film Festival, I thought "Cannes" was the name of a PERSON, rather than a city. I figured he was some famous director or something.
I used to think that a "carnival barker" was a person who barks like a dog at a carnival.
In school we were having a party and the teacher asked me what I wanted to dress up as I said a fairy so I thought I would actually become a fairy🤣🤣🤣
When I was five or six I thought that if I prayed to fly I would fly one day.
I used to think that the lyric in Deck the Halls was "'tis the season tube-ey, jolly." Tube-ey as in another word for tubular.
i used to believe cotton was made up of cat's fur
I used to believe that catterpillar were the peas glued with each other