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 young boys belly buttons would soon change into there willys...
I used to think Jane Austen was related to the Bronte sisters, maybe like their cousin or step/half sister.
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.
As a kid, I took all road signs very literally. If it was 80 degrees in the summer, I wondered how the bridge would freeze before the road in such warm weather.
I used to think those propeller hats could actually make you fly.
I used to believe that if I wet my legs in the sea I would become a mermaid.
I used to think topping yourself meant killing yourself by spinning upside down, like a spinning top!!
I used to believe that the borders of countries would have actual "lines" or "walls" on the ground to signify that you were entering a new country.
I used to think allegations were made by alligators.
I once believed that if I wore my Halloween costume to bed, I'd wake up as the actual thing.
I thought “guerrilla tactics” meant fighting like a gorilla— beating your chest and that sort of thing.
When I was a child I used to believe that on the star that shone brightest in the constellation was the Neverland Island of the lost children of Peter Pan.
When I was little I USED to THINK that hair grows by the ends.
My younger sibling thought that Brittany was the name of the country where British people lived
When I was a kid My friend’s mom told me if I swallowed my bubblegum it would make me fart bubblegum bubbles
I thought that the picture of the swerving car on the “Road may be slippery ahead” signs was a car that had big robot legs.
Ever since the first time I heard the song “Fast car” By Tracy Chapman, I thought that it was sung by a teenage boy. years later I was shocked to find out Tracy Chapman was actually a woman
There was a short period of time where I thought that doves were just fictional creatures from the bible. I had no idea they actually existed
i believe that if im born in december im older then people born in may
I used to think you could have a heart attack if you fell in love too deeply!