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 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.
When I was a child thought that the blackberry juice was blood, because it was sold at my school bar and my friends told my that was blood.
I used to believe when I had 10 years that when I play soccer at the night. I would think all the players ignored the rules of the game and the referees allowed everything
I used to believe went I was a kid that everyone spoke all the same language.but when I grew up I understood that each country has Its own language.
When I was a child I thought that dogs can see ghosts but now I think that they can sense disaster
I used to believe that my aunts were actual ants since they were often pronounced the same. I was too scared to give them hugs.
After hearing the phrase "time is money" I used to believe that money and time were essentially the same thing. So since 60 seconds equaled one minute, I thought 60 cents were equal to a dollar.
I used to believe that the rainbow is produced by the elves' pot of gold
When I was a child I believed that in the future we will have flying cars, and that we could travel to the moon.
When I was a child, I believed that cats and dogs could see ghosts at night. I thought that if a human put a scourge of animals in his eye we could also see ghosts.
When I was a child, I used to think that rabbits lay golden eggs hiding on Easter day, since in that thinking it is very funny but a strange girl's ideas.
When I was a child I believed that the weeping woman would appear at 3 am, this is what my grandmother always told me that if I don't go to sleep early the weeping woman comes to take me.
I used to believe that when I went to the mountain I would find an ancient monster or find some treasure
I used to believe that, when my mother took my temperature in my butt, if I farted it would make my temperature go higher.
When I was a child, I thought that clouds were made of cotton and when you went to a very high mountain you could touch them