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Another thing my mother told me: bugs are very found of using your ears as restrooms and when there is wax in your ears it is actually "bug potty," as she called it. My mother was very weird.
When I was little, my cousin told me that bogies were dead brain cells. I believed him until the day I repeated this amazing fact in front of my high school biology class, who never let me forget it.
I thought that hiccups made you grow. Every hiccup streached your body a little bit, that is why babies would get them more than adults.
I used to think that when you waved to say "hello", you had your hand wide and waved it from side to side (like normal waving) and to say goodbye, you had to have your fingers together and wave your hand up and down. I never really wondered what would happen if you didn't...
Once when I was little' I had my first dream. I ran into my mom's room shouting " Mommy, Mommy! When I closed my eyes I saw a story!" My mom didn't tell me about what this was until I was about 6.
For some reason I used to believe that if you HAD to swing your arms when you walk because if you didn't you would automatically stop...I spent a lot of time making sure my arms we're swinging, I was a warped little kid.
you know how if you lay a certain way on one side, you can hear your heart kind of beating. i used to think there were caterpillars in my ear and each beat was one step of one of the many caterpillar feet!
My dad always told me to never hold my sneeze and if I did, then my head will explode.
When i was little i would talk really fast so my parents would always say something like "breathe when you talk!" so i used to think that when i was talking i wasnt breathing and that i would die from not getting air...i was strange...
When I was, oh, 9 or 10, I first noticed that yawns were contagious. My logical mind figured out why: Yawns are invisible things, almost like spirits, that float around the world, and when they get the notion, they pry their way into someone's mouth. Then, they would find the next person they could, and pry into their mouth, and so on and so fourth. It took me until I was twelve for me to abandon that concept.
I used to think that growing pains meant that a tomato plant was growing in your stomach.
when i was younger if there was a bad smell i would always cover my mouth because i thought that you could get bad breath from breathing bad smells..hehehe
when I was little, I used to believe that when my feet fell asleep, hundreds of ants were trying to lift me up. My dad told me to get rid of teh ants, the had to stomp my feet.
I used to think that when you got like a twitching eye or something, it was little bugs under my skin.
when i was little,i was afraid to go to sleep,not because of monsters,but because i thought i couldn't breath when i was asleep.My brother told me when your asleep,your body cant work,so i took a deep breath every night before i went to sleep
I used to thing that we had threee tubes at the back of our mouths. One for eating, one for drinking and one for breathing.
When I was little My babysistter told me that when you sneeae your heart stops and your brain would leak out. I would hold my breath for ever when I would start to sneeze. Some times I still do out of the habite I had.
I used to beleive that my stomach growled when I was hungry because I was part tiger.
When I was little, my grandmother told me that if someone sneezed and you did not say "bless you", that their soul would leave their body. This haunted me and I would put my hands above my head whenever I sneezed to "catch my soul". Even as a superstitious teenager, whenever I sneezed and no one "blessed" me, I would raise my hands above my head non-chalantly!
i used to think that you could only sneeze so many times before you used them all up, then if you tried to sneeze your head would explode. i still hold my sneezes, just in case.