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Growing up my mom was married to a guy who had a daughter much older than i was. Both my mom and my step dad smoked, and one day i asked my "older sister" why people smoked. She told me it was because they drank the wine during church. I believed this till i was probably 12.
In preschool my teacher told us about how she had started smoking at a young age. I didn't have the concept of aging down real well, so I assumed that she had started smoking when she was 4 or 5 years old.
I used to beleive that intead of sucking on chewing tobacco, I beleived you stuffed it up your nose lol XD The reason for me beleiving that is lost to time.
One day when I was about 4 or 5, I was over my grandparents house and my gradmother was smoking. I confidently told her that she was doing it the wrong way. She looked curiously at her ciragrette and then at me and asked me what she was doing wrong. I then proceeded to grab the vigarette out of her hand and try to stick the lit end in my mouth, saying "You do it like this!"
Luckily, she grabbed it out of my hand in time.
i used to think chain smokers would light like 5 cigarettes and take a hit of each and every one of them over and over
In school they had taught me that smoking would kill you, so when I saw a lady go on her smoking break I screamed to my mom, "Look, she's smoking, and she didn't even DIE!"
When I was young, one day, my father was smoking, and I realized maybe the fire is not only burning on the cigar but also burning in my father's brain, because the smoke coming out from my father's nostrils. So I splash a glass of water on my father's head. My father is so surprised that he couldn't believe what I did. And finally, he beat me resolutely...
When i was little we were in a gondola ( ski lift ) and someone previosly smoked pot in there and i smelt it and i said mom what is that smell? and she said someone was doing drugs i asked what kind and she said she thinks it was pot ... and it smelt really bad and for a while i thought that pot was burnt rocks and minerals.... i dont know why?
I used to believe that you could quit smoking by eating cold turkey:)
I used to think that dope fiends smoked the glue like stuff sold in model shops, after it had dried into a hard mass.
My sister once thought that a Cigarette was smoked by putting the lit end in the mouth.
When she said this me & my brother fell about laughing.
I used to think that clouds were caused by cigarette smoke
When I was 3 or 4 i thought to go out side you had to have something white like a cigarette in your mouth. So i would try to find a colored pencil or white crayon to put in my mouth.
I used to believe that if you smoked too much,when you got mad your ears would smoke.
When I was about 14 or 15 years old, my friend who was the same age told me never to smoke a cigarette down to the filter, because it would make you unable to have children later. Where did that come from???
I used to think that quitting "cold turkey" meant instead of having a cigarette, the person would have to eat a piece of cold turkey.
I used to believe adults smoked cigarettes backwards, that is, i thought you had to blow on it and I thought "what's the fun of blowing on that thing and making smoke come out?"
When I was young I thought people smoked to stay warm.
I used to believe that nicotine was very good and helped you stop smoking, because of those nicotine patches. Then in 5th grade, a DARE officer came in and asked if anyone knew what nicotine was. Well, nobody had ever heard of it before, so I thought I was little miss smarty pants and proudly explained that nicotine was something that made you stop smoking. I was embarrassed when the officer told me the truth. :(
When I was younger I thought that men who smoked were the only people who grew facial hair becuause the only people I had ever seen with mustaches or beards were smokers. I didn't realize that all men grew facial hair until the fourth grade when we had a sex-ed class and they taught us all about puberty and hair growth.