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I freaked out when my mom told me that teeth fall out after I lost my first baby tooth and assumed that every other body part would fall off and I would grow new ones.

Rachel
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I used to believe in something called "foot suffocation"- where your foot falls off because it's been suffocated in a plastic bag for too long. I think a neighborhood boy convinced me of this...oddly, I never considered the fact that people wear shoes everyday without "foot suffocation" occurring!

Ally
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I used to believe that the inside of my body looked like bologna.

Stephenie
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My daughter is 4 and no matter how many times I tell her otherwise, she still thinks her boobies are called "paddles". I don't know where she got this concept.

Bunnie
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If you could kiss your elbow, you would change genders...forever.

maggie
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I used to think that fingernails went under your skin all the way up your arms and down your back and when your fingernails grew thats where it was coming from

Anon
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I used to belief that the birth mark on my dad's leg was where he spilled his coffee... EVERY morning.

Liz
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When I was little, I thought that when you broke your arm or leg, it literally broke off of your body. (The cast was there to hold in back on, you see.) I remember being absolutely terrified when my grandpa broke his arm when I was about 5 or 6 - I thought they'd have to glue his detached arm back on!

Kristina
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My grandma wore dentures, and when I was five she told me that if I opened my own mouth wide enough my teeth would pop out too. I spent hours trying to get my teeth out of my mouth.

Anon
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when i was little, thinking about growing taller made me sad because that meant i would be farther away from my feet, who happened to be my very good friends at the time.

Jackie
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My cousin told me that he had a frog in his knee then he flexed his knee cap so it would twitch and that sealed the belief.

Anon
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I thought your fingers would grow back if they got cut off

Nate
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I used to believe that my shoulder blades were angel wings under my skin and when I died they would pop out and I would become an angel.

Stephanie
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I used to believe that armpits were called "monkey holes" because I'd heard my step brother say that. So I would seriously call armpits "monkey holes."

Violet
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When i was a kid my sister told me that little people lived under your fingernails and that if it ever came off they would die. i still get wierded out when people pick at their nails.

ryan boyd
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My mother had dentures from just shortly after she got out of high school. Therefor I grew up watching her take her teeth out every night and of course she explained that she got them when her teeth fell out.

Until I was 10 years old I thought everyone's teeth just fell out at a certain age and then you got dentures.

I was really bummed when I found out the truth. I'd had big plans to get an extra set for myself with fangs.....

Dennis
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My cousin and I are 11 days apart. She and I were always competing in everything together. As we started to develop, a friend of the family told us, if we ate a lot of carrots our boobs would grow. According to the friend, that was why carrots were pointy. My cousin and I would eat a bag of baby carrots every day or 2. To this day our ongoing joke is that she must have ate more carrots than me.

shawn
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I used to believe that when your foot was falling asleep, your brains were actually falling down into your foot.

Anon
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I believed until I was about 14 that when you got electricuted your skeleton really showed...too much TV I guess

Anon
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When I was around 4 or 5 I was convinced that you would weigh less if you sucked in your stomach on the scale.

S
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