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 monk was short for monkey.
I used to think that everyone's birthday, including my own, always had to be on a Sunday.
I used to think "public convenience" meant a convenience store!
I used to believe that my parents would give me away if I didn’t do as they said
I once for some reason thought a Mantis was a bird, instead of a bug...
I used to believe that a butterfly and a moth were the exact same thing. I thought they stayed at butterflies in the daytime and transformed into the moth pattern when it became night time.
I thought "prison" and "prism" are the same words as each other.
I believed Spam came from an animal called a Spamalope which was similar to an elk and lived in northern Alaska.
When I was a child I used to believe that when I played video games my real world changed like the game.
I used to think potassium came from potatoes.
I used to think small furniture shops were basically cottage converted charity shops.
I used to think that in public toilets, the cleaning lady actually lived in the supply cupboard.
I used to think you could die if you jumped half way down the stairs.
I used to think that retarded was the same word as retired.
I use to believe the fireflies were birds with spotlights
When I learned about the rotation of the Earth, I thought that meant that whenever I moved, the Earth moved under me, so I was technically in the same space I was born in.
I used to think Monserrat sounded like monster rat.
I used to believe that peanuts were a daily must to strengthen the memory like elephants
When i was younger,I used to believe i could see a shark in a pool .
When I was younger, I used to think my neighbourgh was a witch because she had a big and long nose with a big spot