i used to believe

Established in 2002 and now featuring 75911 beliefs!

sections

animals
at home
bad habits
body functions
body parts
death
food
grown-ups
kids
language
make-believe
media
music
nature
neighbourhood
people
religion
school
science
sex
the law
the past
the world
time
toilets
transport

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...

You can add your own to the site. If you think your beliefs were strange, check out our most common beliefs and discover that you're not alone!

Some areas of this site contain content which is not suitable for children.



latest additions

i used to believe that the voices in my head are actual human beings.

Anon (from make-believe : imaginary friends)
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

In addition to acting, when you see an actor drawing, painting, singing, or dancing, they really have that talent.

Dee (from media : films)
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that death come to visit you.

Lesley (from death : people)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to think that the music from a car radio came out of the heater/air vents in the dashboard.

Joe (from transport : cars)
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

I thought the phrase "At one's disposal" meant you should dispose of the person or thing.

Geirskogul (from language : speaking)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to think that the initials NYC stood for "nobody you're calling"

Anon (from the world : places)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

When i was little, i thought the reason why people from New York sounded so funny because they had a cold stuck in their throat all the time.

Ann (from the world : nationalities)
score for this belief : 3vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that Spanish and Italian were the same language;Spanish was for boys and Italian for girls

Anon (from language : foreign languages)
score for this belief : 4vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that accord was short for accordion

Anon (from language : speaking)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

As a kid, I thought that soap operas were shows that involved people singing in the shower while washing their bodies with soap.

Anon (from media : tv)
score for this belief : 4.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that a funeral organist was the person who collected the body parts of the dead

Anon (from death : people)
score for this belief : 5vote this belief upvote this belief down

when i was young i used to think japan and china were the same country

i like star wars (from the world : places)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

i used to think France was in the united states

TY (from the world : places)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

As a child I believed I could get sucked into the television.

Deb (from media : tv)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

As a very young chid I belived when on a train that there was a very strong man outside at the back of it pushing it along very fast with all his might.

Anon (from transport : trains)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

As a child E believed when it thundered that it was god noisily moving his furniture about.

Deb (from nature : thunder and lightning)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I ured to believe as a child and even into my teens that l could get to Narnia from inside my wardrobe. At 46 years old I still live in hope of that. Lol hahaha

Deb (from at home : in my closet)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

I used to believe that "Inspector sahab" is one word for every police officer. It's not. Sahab is a Hindi suffix used to denote respect.

Anon (from grown-ups : work)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

When I was little, I used to believe that if you see a star pass through the sky you have to make a wish.

Luis (from nature : outer space)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down

When I was a child, I used to think that the humans grow up like the dinosaurs

Pretty (from grown-ups : getting older)
score for this belief : 2.5vote this belief upvote this belief down


I Used To Believe™ © 2002 - 2021 Mat Connolley, another Iteracy website.   privacy policy