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I used to think that the orange and green tictacs gave your special powers. the orange ones would make you stronger and the green ones would make you faster. so i used to eat some green ones and run around my lounge as fast as i could, then eat the orange ones and try to pick up the sofa. i wish it were true!

Chuck
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When I was little I used to think satsumas were sausages and satsumas were just called little oranges

Anon
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My dad tricked me into eating cabbage, by telling me, if I ate it I would become big and strong! So strong infact, that I could sit on any chair, grab the bottom of the chair, and pick it up! Thus floating in the air... Still doesnt work

Sam
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My little brother thought that grilled cheese sandwiches were "girl-ed" cheese sandwiches and would refuse to eat them. He did however eat mom's special "boy'd" cheese sandwiches with the rest of the family.

Jualie
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I believed the a pickle was just a pickle. Had no idea that it was a cuccumber!!

Jamie
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in about 1st grade, my friends convinced me that chicken patties were made with fish. since i hated (and still dislike) fish, I never ate them again! I didnt realize this till a few years later, and I felt so dumb!

Michaela
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When I was yonger I always thought fried eggs had black speckles. It wasn"t until much later that I realised my Mom put salt & pepper on the eggs as she was cooking!

Tim
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My wife gets a real kick out of this, when I was young I believed that if you ate frozen bread you would get worms. She uses frozen bread to cool soup for the kids.

Tim
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There are so many foods when I open the freezer. So I used to believe freezers can produce food.

Anon
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When I was five or six my dad told me that if I ate the hole in the donut I would get a hole in my belly and the donut would come out. I loved donuts and would eat as close to the hole as I could with out breaking it. I did this for about five years even after many people including my dad told me it was not true. I remember being very scared the first I ate the entire donut.

G. L.
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I'm not sure what age I was, somewhere between 6 to 8, & was watching telly and got an incredible shock to see bananas been picked of trees. I had somehow got it into my head that bananas were made of milk and the banana skin was the packaging!

Mark
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I used to believe that french fries were filled with mashed potatoes.... wonder how they got in there?

Nancy
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When i was little i asked mt dad where dill pickles came from and he told me they were frog bodies that had been flavored. I beleived him.

Anon
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When I was little, I was sitting with my siblings eating bacon when they began to tell me that bacon came from pigs I became quite distraught and insisted that it came from the grocery store.

Jen
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When I was around 7, my stepdad told me that the sausage used on pizza was really rabbit droppings. I only believed it for a couple more years, but I think it affected me subconsciously because sausage is still the only pizza topping I don't like.

Adam
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I used to believe that cookie monster actually ate all of the cookies really fast. When my parents pointed out that he would just break them up and throw them all over, I was crushed.

C is for Cookie
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I used to believe when I was three that when sausages sizzled it meant they were farting.

Anon
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When I was about 5 or 6 and my sister was about 16 or 17 she had a lot of friends who came over for slumber parties and what not. Well one, who was a rather tall girl, at least 6'0 or so use to tell me that I was so cute that she could eat me up. She used to kiss me sometimes too and I thought this was her either her tasting me or trying to eat me!

I would hide when she came over. Being the small boy I was I thought that she could have easily swallowed me whole!

Josh "Traumatized Child"
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When i was younger i was unaware of soybeans. This lead to the idea that soy sauce came from... elephants! Specifically, it was a byproduct of when they farted. So it was some mans job to stand at the elephants rear and bottle this stuff. It never concerned me and i didn't stop eating it. Ah, the young fertile mind.

Mathilda
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I used to think serial killers killed cereal

YumYum
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