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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I used to think that fire trucks and ambulances drove all the way back to the station backwards.
I used to believe that Montel Williams was Oprah’s brother and that his name was “Luprah Winfrey”
I thought that secondhand smoke was when a homeless person picked a cigarette butt up off the ground and relit it.
I swear I heard a Disney Channel/Radio Disney song where the chorus was a repeated “Damn it”
I was freaked out by Steven Tyler as a kid. Whenever I went to the bathroom I was nervous that he would pop out of the shower curtains and scare me while I was using the toilet.
I thought the “Slippery When Wet” traffic sign was a car that had grown long bendy legs.
I thought penis was spelled “Penus”, Like “Venus” but with a P.
I used to believe that if you ate carrots you’d have night-vision
I used to believe that my passed relatives used to live inside the moon, and they were preparing a special japanese food :"moti"in there.
My mom used to tell this !
I used to think that the TV show "Shark Tank" involved actual sharks in a tank.
I thought the Simpsons weren't humans, but birds. This was because of their yellow skin, and Homer's beard looked like a beak.
Instead of "Talk to me, boy", I thought the song "Rock Your Body" by Justin Timberlake contained the line "Dr. McCoy".
My friend hattie used to believe that noone sould have thier brithday on her brithday. i told her some people were born on same day but not the same year.
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.