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 believe that everyone who lived in the city lived in an apartment.
When I was a child, I believed that the little mouse Perez existed.
I used to believe that Eurostar trains actually went through the water, rather than being built in a tunnel, and thought there must be a station underwater for when people went diving!
I used to believe that Cuban people were made out of cubes
I used to believe that copying definitions out of a book counted as plagiarism!
I used to believe that tornados only happened in North America.
I used to think the gemstone opal was like opal fruits and wanted to eat one.
I used to believe that broccoli were small trees
A worker at our school played "Simon Says", so I thought the worker's actual name was 'Simon', even though she was a woman!
I used to think gravy was made in graveyards.
I used to believe that if I jumped off the
picnic table, flapped my arms, and really
concentrated, that I could fly.
I used to believe that the clouds were made by cotton.
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