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When i was young, i used to believe that moonshine was a drink people left outside in the moonlight in giant barrells. thus moon would shine on the drink, and make it special.

jo ann
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When I was really little, I thought that a 12-ounce can of soda was a magical, bottomless container, and that was why I was never allowed to drink from the can, and always made to drink rom a cup or glass.

Toujin
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i used to believe that the pulp in orange juice was actually human hair...i still to this day dont drink orange juice with pulp!

chance
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When I was a kid my older brother told me that the pulp in pulpy orange juice was chicken. I still cannot drink orange juice with pulp.

Brian Watkin, FL
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i used to believe that you could spin and shake your cup around in circles in order to make more to drink....so when i was running out of juice, i would sit and spin my cup around for the longest time expecting more liquid to appear....it never worked...but i still do it to this day!

kelly
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I used to think that all sodas/pop, had caffeine.

Trevor
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I loved soda pop SO much when I was little, and resented that drinking fountains only spurted out water. So when I heard about "soda fountains," I thought that maybe someday, my school would get sensible and install fountains that spurted out the flavored pop of your choice.

Anon
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I used to think that women drank coffee and men drank tea.
This is bthat's what my mum and dad did.
I also thought that women smoked cigrettes and men smoked cigars. Couldn't find a section for this though

Rob Thompson
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My dad and mom used to own a restaurant and i was very clumsy so i'd always knock down cups from my table. I used to get so upset and so would my mom. I used to think that all cups hated me...

Why do cups hate me?
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I used to believe that my mom was a magical demon who wanted to poison me with orange juice that had smallpox. For years I hated orange juice and the first time i tried it, I had her drink it first, and, on sheer chance, I had food poisoning. The next time I tried O.J. was when I had a lot of homework due the next day and forgot my books. I was in big trouble. I later developed a craving for the stuff.

MK
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When I was 3 or 4 my older sister would always press the correct bump on the top of fast food drink lids (Coke, Diet, Other) to mark which was hers. When I asked her what she did it for, she told me some bumps made the straw harder to drink out of. Everytime I pressed mine down she told me it was the wrong one, but someday I would get it right.

Sipless in Seatle
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About the age of 7, whenever my mum drank tea/coffee, i asked her if i could have some and she used to reply

"no, if you drink tea or coffee you will turn black"

Obviously believing this to be true i didn't drink tea or coffee for bout 10 years,

until one day, when i decided to take my chances and made myself some tea!! now i love the stuff!

ZAF
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I used to think that red wine was made out of squeezed purple grapes mixed with alcohol. and i didnt understand why red wine doesn't even have a grape taste.

Stan
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one day my friend said he and his friends had beer, i asked what did you mix with it? he was like laughing alot and i said i thought u had whisky.. i thought you add soda just like you do with whisky or whatever.

raja
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I used to believe that drinking and driving applied to every drink. I pointed this out to Mom when I was seven. She nearly spat out her coffee.

Emily
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When I was little, I used to think 'mulled wine' was actually 'mould wine' and I would wonder why on earth anyone would want to drink it!

Katrina
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i used to believe that root beer was made with root juice and beer

tm
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When i was little i thought root beer was Beer Beer and my moms friend tryed to gimme some and i told my mom hes trying to make me drunk

Anon
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I used to believe that if you drank same thing and swooshed it around in your mouth, that it would turn into pee.

Lenny
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In my religon, we are taught not to drink caffien, that it is bad for your body. Due to this, i grew up thinking caffien and alchahol were the same thing. I put drinks like pepsi and coke in the same catagory as beer and wine.
Anyway, one day we had a party at school, and there was pizza and pop. The pop was pepsi! i was astounded that they would serve an alchoholic drink at school. When i went home i was trying to tell my mom about it, but i forgot what drink it was so i told her it was beer! "Are you sure it wasnt root beer?" she said. "No!" i said, "it was the kind of beer with alchohol in it!"

you may never know
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