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I used to believe that clouds were mashed potatoes and whenever we had mashed potatoes for dinner my mother would reach up (without our looking) and grab them.

kimmy
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I didn't know what a boiled egg was becuase my granma always use to make me them. So I use to say "Granma, can I have a fixten egg?" becuase it wasn't broken like a fried one! She use to encourage it!!!!

Jake
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When I was little, I had weird names for food. I called peas "green ball catchers" and ice cream sandwiches "oaches." Weird!!

Ice cream is good:)
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I used to call croutons "concretes" because they were so crunchy, I thought they were made of concrete.

Scary Dream
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When i was like 10 years old .. i though if we aet to much we get pregnant .. !!!

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One weekend when I was a little girl, I stayed at my aunt's house. One day that weekend she made salmon (the kind that comes in the can) and rice. This was the year I my teeth were falling out. While we were eating, I asked my cousin about the bones (at that time, I didn't know what they were!) that were looked over. He looked at me and smiled and said with a straight face, "They are teeth and if you eat them, your teeth will grow back!" so I wanted to eat salmon everyday so my teeth could grow back faster!

Taconnis
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When I was younger and my family went out to Chinese food we always ordered several spicy dishes. Consequently I would drink a lot of water with the meal. On the way home from dinner I always needed to pee really badly. For YEARS I thought that there was some ingredient in fortune cookies that made people need to pee.

Anon
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i use to belive if you eat to much of a food u will turn into that food

Anon
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Until I was about 12 or 13 years old, I had never seen an olive anywhere other than in a cocktail. The first time I ate an olive, I was extremely surprised at the absence of a pimento, and the presence of a pit. That's right, I thought pimentos grew inside olives naturally.

Tarkaan
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i thought the arby's sign was a whale jumping out of the water, until i asked my mom why they had a whale on their sign if they don't serve whale meat

Anon
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I used to belive that frech fries were made out of bread....like you would chop it up into strips and deep fry it...and then you had a fry! I belived that until I was like ten! then i asked my mom about it and she just laughed and siad "NO!, they're made out of potatoes.!"

french fried!
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I thought i had to chew my food 27 times before i could swallow because Stephanie said it on Full House

Anon
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top belief!

I thought that broccoli were just trees that didnt grow all the way

Anon
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My step father's name is jeff and his younger brother's name is justin. They are only a few years apart, and when they were younger, justin was very jealous of jeff. He would always say "well if it's Jeff Peanutbutter, then it should be Justin Jelly!!!"

of course... he didn't understand the real name was Jiff Peanutbutter..


Also, when my brother and I were younger, he called me sissy. He was about 3 or 4 so i was about 12 or 13 and we would often frequent a place called Cici's Pizza.

He also wondered why I got my very own pizza place!! :)

Courtney F.
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The first time my younger cousin encountered sprinkles were on Grandma's sugar cookies. Therefore, she calls them cookie rice.

Oh, To Be Two Again...
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when i was in about grade 2 or 3 i ate soo many rasins! one day jokingly my mother said raisins caused cancer beause they dried up in the sun and sun causes cancer..believing her i went to school the next day and at circle time i told my classmates, my teacher assured me and the class that they were not cancer pockets.

Anon
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i used to think that when you ate food it went into your heart not your intestines

Anon
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When I was small I believed that one Piece of cheese was called a chee. and a group of sheep were called sheeps, and fish fishes ect!!!

samantha
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I live near a Mcalister's Deli, and one wall of the building was completely covered in mirrors. Every time I would go there, I believed there was another part to the building (the reflection). I never understood why my mom wouldn't take me there. One day, I ventured over to it to see what it was like.
It was then I saw my own reflection.

I was really disapointed, I thought only special people could sit there.

Brian
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I used to think when the waitress asked my parents if they wanted "soup or salad" she was asking if they wanted something called the "super salad".

Christy
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