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When people would say some food was made from "scratch", I used to believe that scratch was a kind of food like butter

Ryan
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That the plastic supports in pizza boxes were Tiny Pizza tables for my sisters Barbie Dolls. Took a long time to realize they stop the pizza box from touching the Pizza's center.

Jacob G
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I thought marshmallows were a "fruit" which they picked off from bushes, then bought at the store. I think this came from seeing cotton growing in the fields on a Georgia vacation when I was 3 or 4.

I explained this to my uncle (a farmer) when I was in kindergarten and he laughed so hard I thought he was going to have a coronary.

Myron
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When I was a child, until 6 years old, I used to believe that "polenta" was only for dogs. Polenta is a salted cream made by corn powder and water. I used to believe that because in my home, we used to cook it just for our dogs. But when I started going to school, There was "polenta" for lunch! And so, I founded out that people could eat "polenta" too...

Edna I. M. Delaroza
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When I was a child, I was confused by the President's Choice brand. I didn't know how they found out all of the president's favorite things and if they switched them every four years.

Josh
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I used to sincerely believe that buffalos had small wings... probably until I was about 15.

When I was little, my grandparents used to take me to a restaurant that had buffalo burgers, so I knew a Buffalo was kind of like a cow. I also liked to eat chicken wings but liked buffalo wings better. I was sorely disappointed to learn that a chicken and buffalo wing was the same and that Buffalo (Bison) did not, in fact, have little wings.

Joe
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When I was little we would sometimes eat at Friendly's, a small restaurant like Applebee's except that Friendly's had all these great ice creams and desserts. I would always order the "Clown Sundae" for dessert... an upside-down ice cream cone in a bowl with the vanilla scoop as the head, the pointy cone like a hat, whipped cream around the back (like white clown hair) and M&Ms & chocolate syrup for a face.

I used to get really sad and cry because I didn't want to kill the clown by eating it. I would talk to it sadly as it slowly melted into a puddle, and once I was sure it was dead and wouldn't feel anything I would eat the candy bits, whipped cream and soggy cone out of the melted mess. It made me sooo sad. :(

I'm not 30 and to this day, the Clown Sundae (and pancakes with faces on them) makes me sad.

Joe
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I used to be paranoid of finding a baby chick instead of a yolk in my eggs. I got this idea that all eggs had baby chickens inside them. also, we had recently been learning in class about certain animal behaviors such as overprotective mothers. thus, when my grandma showed me an ostrich egg I warned her not to eat it or the chicken's mommy would come get her.

chicken girl
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We were talking at the dinner table about the difference between butter and margarine. I asked what margarine was made out of and my Dad replied, "wolf fat". I beleived this until i was an adult!

Anon
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The moon is full of wotsits.

Anon
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I always thought buffalo wings were chopped up pieces of buffalo.

Jkatcha
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I used to believe that eating vegetables would make me particularly tall

Aleksandr
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I used to think that our family of only girls had "girl" cheese sandwiches. While the houses that only had boys had "boy" cheese sandwiches. Later I learned that in Missouri we are lazy speakers and no one enunciated "grilled."

Kerrie Creemer
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I thought that the peaches and pears in fruit cocktail were carrots and potatoes so I would only eat the grapes and cherries.

Michele Ellison
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When I was little I thought that my body was hollow and when I ate the food would fill it up. When it reached my throat that's when I would get sick and throw up all the food so that I was hollow again!

Julia
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My mother used to tell us kids that the potassium in a banana was concentrated at the bottom. If we didn't eat the blackish part at the bottom then we were wasting all the nutrients.

Lisa Kayser
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I used to believe that if you ate a lot and kept eating that the food would stack up out of your stomach, through your esophagus and then your throat.

Lacy
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When I was little I thought grilled cheese sandwiches were called girled cheese sandwiches and told my little brother that he couldn't eat them. He could have boy'd cheese sandwiches.

Mandy
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Before I could read, I used to believe Pringles were called 'Man Chips' because of the cartoon male face that was on the logo.

Mikey
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When I was 5 I thought 'in a nutshell' meant that you are actually going in a nutshell. Like pistachios and such. Pretty silly.

Avonni
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