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I live on a farm and when i was about three i used to help my dad shear the sheep we had on the farm..well i believed i was helping and then afterwards when we were having dinner a neighbour of mine asked why only my dad could shear the sheep....to which i replied "beacause he knows where the buttons on their coats are!"

Ńine
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When I was 3 or 4, (now I am 21) my mom bought me three goldfish. She asked me to name them. Mind you, I have never even heard of the TV show Full House. I named them Michelle, Stephanie, and Diana because I liked those names. OK, so Diana isn't DJ, but it's close enough, right? I find that sort of weird.

Anon
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When was 5-6 I used to think that leather was made from hippo skin.

Richard Davies
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If you tire of your popsicle (or ice cream cone) just leave it in the yard and deers will eat it for you overnight while you sleep; but clean up the litter the next day or they'll never stop by ever again! I believed my dad for the longest time..

Anon
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When I was a kid, I had a storybook with dragons and unicorns, but also kangaroos. So I thought kangaroos weren't real. When I went to the zoo for the first time, I was in pure awe.

Noel
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I use to think mountains were dead dinosaurs and grass grew over it.

Tara
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I used to believe that reindeers were made up, like Santa. As a cynical kid, I thought it was all part of the made-up Christmas package. Dragons: now there was an animal I could believe in.

I didn't find out they were real until Xmas 2007. I'm 19.

Lisa
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when i was small, i saw some olives on a shelf and asked my big sister what they were. she told me that they were little animals like fish and that the red bits were their tongues! im 14 years old and still believed that until i was told in science 2 days ago that its not true! my sister still denies this!

rab24071993
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When I was younger I thought that if you stepped on a crack it would make dinosaurs come out and they would eat you right up!

DINOSAUR!
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i used to believe that white milk came from white cows, chocolate milk came from black cows, and strawberry milk came from pigs.

chris
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when i was a kid i always wonder how fish can sleep in water without any problem but i can't sleep in tub

baran
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I used to believe that rocks are animals.

Lulzy
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I used to believe that snakes don't have legs cause ants bit them of.

Lulzy
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My sister told me that if I was bad, I would be sent to the Okefenokee in a package where I would be promptly eaten by aligators, and I beleived it could be done.

Mana Doll
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I grew up in Toronto, one of the few places where almost all the squirrels in the city are black. There were so few grey squirrels that kids used to say that grey squirrels had rabies and if there was one on the playground, we'd all run inside screaming. Then I moved to New York. All of the squirrels were grey. It was the scariest place I'd ever been to.

ZoŽ
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When I was young I was always told not to sit on the ground or else you would get worms. I remember sitting on the ground one day playing and spending the REST OF THE NIGHT watching to see if worms crawled out my behind.

Laura U.
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when i was about 7 after watching pinocchio i believed i could pet my fish like gepetto it didnt work so well...

shyla
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When I was little my mom told me that I had to keep my room clean all the time or else the mice would make nests in my mess and have babies. Then she told me that in the middle of the night when I was sleeping, the mice would run over my face and it would feel like the waves crashing on the beach. To this day, I hate mice and I have very clean house.

Valerie
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I used to believe that chipmunks were baby squirrels

Anon
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My older sister told me that hamsters could fly. I remember looking at my hamster when i was about 6 and seeing his small legs and wondering how he could fly with legs that small-and eventually convinced myself that they would become flat and thin when he began to fly. I found out that they couldn't fly when my hamster (who was old and blind by that point) walked off the edge of the table.

German Girl
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