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 little I used to believe that if I ran, the rain wouldn't catch me. Or if I stared at an animal, it would respon me, for example, with a bark
When I was little I thought the navel was a button to turn people off and on.
When I was little I saw the word "applause" and thought it said "applesauce"
I used to think that you have to have the same birthday as your parent to have "junior" in your name.
I used to think that planes were held up by strings
When I was a child I used to believe that when you blew a dandelion you could make a wish and that wish would be real
When I was little, I thought that the earth was flat and on the other side the dead souls lived. Outside the planet were the gods who looked at us.
German tiger tanks shot out tigers, the invading army would get mauled to death by all the tigers
When I was a child I used to think that my reflection in the mirror was a person copying my movements and whenever I passed in front of a mirror I tried to see if I could catch him "off guard".😂
When I was little I believed that a night a monster will came and kill me.❤️🥺
I used to believe bananas came from yellow monkeys
When I was a child, I used to believe that the moon was made of cheese and I waned to eat a big quesadilla with it. I once told my friends and they all laughed a lot.
When I was a child I used to believe that there were dinosaurs living in the mountains near where I live.
I used to think that if you misbehaved on a train, the driver would open the doors, tilt the train sideways and make you fall down the gap.
I used to think when your foot fell asleep that it meant ladybugs were stuck under your skin and were trying to find a way out
I misheard the "church on time" lyric in David Bowie's "Modern Love" as "ching chong chang" and wondered how such a racist song was allowed to be played on the radio!
I used to think electricity pylons originated in France because they look like smaller versions of the Eiffel Tower.
When i was little i always had dreams where i could fly, so i used to believe that if i ran a lot, i could rise and fly like in my dreams.
I used to think that the wax statues at Madame Tussauds were made of recycled candles and crayons.
I used to belive as a child that churches were castles of pricesses and that there were castles in different cities,then I understood that they are churches of different cities.