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 thought that soda was also called "pop" because if you drink too much of it, you'd explode
I used to think that the tooth fairy puts you in a deep sleep before stealing your tooth/teeth.
I used to believe that it didn’t rain in the side of your car but only true front window. I also believe it was darker tint on the sides and bluer yet lighter, more accurate on the windshields.
When I was very little, I used to think that there were two New Zealands because how it split on the map!
I used to think that when people got their ears pierced, they had to stand against the wall while someone shot the earring out of a gun from the other side of the room.
When I was little I used to pick bogies out of my nose then shove them back In!!
Because my brother told me if you picked your nose your brains would fall out!
I believed him till I was 6yrs old.
I thought you could make a profit out of profiteroles.
That when I dreamed at night, it was because a fog was hovering over my head. White forg for a good dream, black fog for a bad dream
I thought the word lackadaisical was something to do with lacking daisies.
I used to think the dish Nazi Goreng was something to do with World War 2 Nazi Germany and thought countries like Thailand must have been associated with the war in Wuropw.
I thought Rock and Roll were 2 musicians, with one who rocked and one who rolled.
I thought the song Skip To My Lou was about skipping to the toilet.
I used to believe that you could stretch a rat's body to be super long.
I used to believe that if you drank coffee before you were an adult, your skin would turn gray.
I used to believe that if I farted in bed, a monster would pop out through the covers and tickle me.
i used to believe the white part in fish meat is because of the fish's milk
I used to think that when you cut a wedding cake, you would get a whole great slice from the top to the bottom. Yum yum
I used to think Cancer Research was just people learning about the disease and didn't realise that it was an actual charity!
I thought that "Oh, the humanity!" was an exclamation meant for pointing out that something was very humanlike.
I used to believe that the ABBA song Waterloo was about the train line in London, before realising, due to the lyrics, that I was actually about the historical battle!