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This summer I was fine and was having fun until one night while I'm playing on my phone my teddy bear moved from by my side to hiding in a little corner of my bed. That freaked me out so I placed both of my teddy bears in one spot and leave the room. When I came back to go to sleep I see they both have moved. Today the smaller one moved twice. Now I have been searching to see if there alive in any way. since they haven't tried to kill me I am fine and I think we can be friends I just wish they would talk to me!
When I was little, I used to think that if I walked bare foot, spiders would come out of the ground to come bite my feet. My mother told me this, so that I put socks. She had to buy socks with a princess on.
I used to believe that earwigs crawl in your ears
I use to think if you ate bugs you'd die.
I used to believe that aliens lived in the wharehouse of my house
Hate to tell you, but last night my 17 year old daughter woke up screaming in the middle of the night that a bug was in her ear!. It was horrifying. She felt it crawling around. I advised her to tilt her head and jump up and down and out came an earwig! It was the most disgusting and frightening thing that ever happened to us! So it does happen!
I used to believe that earwigs could crawl inside your ears and lay eggs there, because they are called earwigs.
I used to believe that earwigs could crawl in your ears and make you deaf. So when one flew into the car on a road trip, I would scream and cover my ears. One time I was eating in the car and an earwig flew in there, I got so scared I threw up!
One time when I was younger a dragonfly landed on my arm and left 5 marks, my mom said no that was a sewing needle, they only do that if you told a lie. She said 5 marks was 5 lies, she then told me I had to spill the beans on me and my brothers, if I didn't the sewing needle would come back and see my mouth shut for lying. I remember giving her a list of things, that I did and my brothers, she said to think harder, I spilled the beans. I found this website tonight only by mistake, I was researching what was the difference between sewing needles and dragon flys because I still get scared of sewing needles around me. Just the other day. I just learned tonight sewing needles are dragon flys, sewing needles are what our parents told us to confess. Both my parents have been deceased for 40 years, but I got a good laugh tonight remembering how she got me to confess to her saying a sewing needle was gonna see my mouth shut, I had that little scar for many years and never forgot it, and I still don't like them buzzing around me
I also used to think if you stared at a mantis you would be paralyzed forever.
My Sister Jenna Once Had A Dream That She Shrunk To Ant Size.
Now She Hates Ants.
A close friend of mine grew up thinking that crane flies were just male mosquitoes (and that all actual mosquitoes were thus the females). This was apparently a widespread misconception where she grew up!
My Sister Lucy Used To Believe That She Could Shrink To The Size Of An Ant. She Wanted To Shrink So She Could Live In An Anthill. I Told Her She Can't Do That!
When I was a child, I had a deep routed fear of giant mutant spiders breaking through my cieling and killing me in my sleep. This was triggered by watching the movie "Eight Legged Freaks."
I used to think that lizards had houses just like people's houses, only smaller. For some reason, I thought at least some of those houses were right under the sidewalk in my front yard.
When I was at my grandma's house as a little kid, I was standing outside near a power pole one afternoon when I heard a cicada start to sing. I'd never heard one before, and since I couldn't see the bug, I thought it was the power pole making that strange buzzing noise!
I used to belive if I catched grasshopper and haled in my hands for a long time, this insect would get used and wouldnt jump away!
When I was a kid I somehow got to believe you could only be stung by a bee if you're little. I lived with that belief till 23 yrs old, walking calmly around them, when a friend told me that I was still at risk. Imagine my surprise
If I loved something it would come back to life. I was holding a junebug, and it wasn't moving. My mom told me it was dead, but it was only cold. I had warmed it up, and revived it. It flew away, and I thought it was because I had loved it.
When I was little, (6, I'm 10 now,) I thought earwigs did crawl into your ears. Now I know that they used to be called earwings, for their ear shaped wings. It changed into earwigs, because their pinchers look like the tools for cleaning ears. Mosquitoes actually crawl into your ear, though. If they puncture the eardrum you can lose your hearing. Thats why we have earwax.