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 had never seen a dove in real life before so I figured they were just mythical beings from the bible
When I first heard ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ by Madonna, I thought it was an anti abortion song. Hence the lyrics: “But I made up my mind, I’m keeping my baby”
I didn't know the word "massage" (as in rubbing) was spelled like that, but I knew the word "massive" and this looked similar, so I was always put LOTS of conditioner in my hair.
I thought that the word "radioactive" meant if you turned on a radio near the thing in question, it would blow up (the radioactive thing, not the radio itself).
I used to believe my mom when she said that holding your farts in is toxic and could spread poison all over your body. I ducked out of many a room and went into many corners before I wised up!
I used to think that “The Fine Columbian” line from Deacon Blue by Steely Dan was “Fine Combed Ambience.”
I used to think Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “That’s a Cold Shot Baby” was “Let’s Go Shopping”
I used to believe that all Christians were English and all other religious people were foreign.
When my sister saw the movie the santa clause when tim allan became santa claus when the real one fell off the roof. she wanted to do that. i told her the movie wasn^t real.
Due to Ryan George,I believe earwigs wiggle into your ears while you are sleeping and butterflies taste like butter
I thought that a baboon and a buffoon were the same thing.
‘Unadulterated’ meant that something wasn’t rated 18+ and was therefore safe for kids
I thought second-hand smoke was bought off eBay
I used to think that fire trucks and ambulances drove all the way back to the station backwards.
I used to believe that Montel Williams was Oprah’s brother and that his name was “Luprah Winfrey”
I thought that secondhand smoke was when a homeless person picked a cigarette butt up off the ground and relit it.
I swear I heard a Disney Channel/Radio Disney song where the chorus was a repeated “Damn it”
I was freaked out by Steven Tyler as a kid. Whenever I went to the bathroom I was nervous that he would pop out of the shower curtains and scare me while I was using the toilet.
I thought the “Slippery When Wet” traffic sign was a car that had grown long bendy legs.
I thought penis was spelled “Penus”, Like “Venus” but with a P.