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when I was 6 i thought that (I have no idea how I started thinking this) if you squirted lemon juice in your eyes they would turn yellow. Having blonde hair I figuered that yellow eyes would match with my hair. One evening my family and I went to and fancy resturant. I ordered water with lemon slices in it. I took a peice and pressed it just above my eye and--well you can kind of picture what happened after that.
A week later being the logical kid i was, I took an orange slice and dripped the juice in my eyes. Again just try and picture the result.

Brittany
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Eye brows were eye browns.

Anon
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In our family, it just so happened that the girls had brown eyes and the boys had blue eyes. I was sure that that was how you could tell if one was a boy or a girl.

Joyce
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I used to think eyedust was made by people who lived in your eyes and made buns.

The world looks to me.
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My grandma told me that if I crossed my eyes to long, they would stay that way. I have not done it since.

Teddy
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When I was little, my grandmother told me not to cross my eyes because if a breeze blew in my face, my eyes would stay crossed. When she wasn't looking, I would cross my eyes and blow up into my eyes to see if my eyes would stay crossed.

Lorie
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I used to believe that whatever part of nature a person looked at longest, that's what color their eyes would be. I used to stare and stare at the sky, sure that I could feel my eyes were turning bluer.

M
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i used to think that if you were blind you had to have your eyes closed.

Anon
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I used to believe that blind people couldn't see because they could see air, and it got in the way. Hence, if they were in a vacuum or if scientists came up with glasses that took the air out of your vision they would all be able to see. Eventually, when I got glasses, I realized this made no sense.

Sara from Lisle
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I was told by my grandad and nanny that if i crossed my eyes and the wind changed direction, they would stay like that. I belived this to be true and told the rest of my friends.

I
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my parents used to tell me and my sisters that if we ate our vegtables our eyes would turn green..

alex t
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When I was a little girl I used to think that boys and men didn't have eyelashes because Mickey Mouse doesn't have eyelashes. I found out when I tried to pull my dad's eyelashes and they wouldn't come out. I had thought they were fake.

Laura
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this went on from 1nd to 6th grade, i always thought that if you sneezed with your eyes open that your eyes would pop out of your head a little bit. When i was in 5th grade a friend of mine said it happened to a friend of hers. when i was in 6th grade i was reading about Urban Myths and that was a big one. It said it was impossible for that to happen.

Alexis
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when I was little I was sitting in art class and I kept flipping my eyelids. My art teacher told me that if I kept doing it my eye would fall out....I havnt flipped my eyelids since!

Natasha
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When I was little, I used to think that boys weren't supposed to have eyelahes and when I saw boys at school, I would wonder, "Why do they have eyelashes? Boys aren't supposed to have eyelashes!"

Amy
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My friend told her step-sister that the cat crapped in her eyes every night, explaining eye crusties. Her sister actually believed her until the cat died and she still got eye crusties.

Jessey
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i used 2 belive onley girls have eyelashes and if boyes have them they should have had them cut of at birth

topshop
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In our family, my mother, sister, and I all have green eyes, while both of my brothers and my father have brown eyes. Naturally I concluded that brown eyes were for boys, and that girls didn't have them. The same was true in reverse for green eyes, which were for girls. Blue eyes, I suppose, could go either way, but nobody in my family has them. Also, since my mother wore glasses and my father did not, I assumed that wearing glasses was a woman thing, not for men.

Raya
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I remember standing outside and staring at the flower garden. And I noticed that every time I blinked, everything in my vision would shift slightly. And I blinked rapidly and saw the flowers gradually shifting to the right. I began freaking out, because I thought that if I kept blinking, eventually the whole picture would move away leaving only blackness and that's how I would become blind.

Anon
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I used to believe that you can see your brain if you close your eyes really hard and try to roll them on the other side.

Anamarija
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