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 "carpooling" meant you were outside the car and pushing/pulling it to your destination.
I used to believe that cow udders were hollow bags full of milk.Yet I knew that human boobs were solid
I thought that little creatures lived down the bathroom sink, and that I'd have to pour water and put chopped-up soap down the drain occasionally because that was how they ate and drank.
Michael Jackson- Billie Jean.
"Billie Jean's not my love, ah,
She's just a girl and I'm on the run.
The jail is not my son.
She says I'm done.
But the jail is not my son."
Because "transmogrify" has "mog" in it, I thought it meant "to swap cats".
I used to believe I could make myself grow taller by hitting myself in the jaw, and I could shrink by hitting myself on the top of the head.
I used to believe that the tooth fairy was some weird old guy with a hot dog cart.
I thought that people were like cars because cars have exhaust pipes, and people fart.
I used to think that all hospital patients had to spend every moment in bed, except when they had to use the toilet or have a wash.
I used to think that the word pizzazz was something to do with pizza.
I used to think cut and paste meant there were scissors and glue inside the computer!
A common misheard lyric in BMTH’s ‘Shadow Moses’ is “THIS IS SANDPIT TURTLE!”
I used to believe that if I opened my eyes too much, they could pop out
I used to believe that my life was interesting enough to be a TV show and that they recorded me 24/7
I thought Clydesdale was a place dreamed up by a little boy named Clyde.
As a child I used to think that actors really died in movies.
I used to think Asians who wore glasses were meant to be cross eyed, because of how they read and write backwards in languages like Hebrew, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, etc!
I used to believe that the cars of the future could fly.
I used to think that unicorn existed and that they do rainbow poop.
I used to think that foreign languages were only spoken by people of that nationality and everyone else just had to speak English.