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Always adding salt to my soup which was obviously served hot, I thought that salt cooled off the food.
I used to believe that salt was used to cool food down, and pepper to make it hotter. I guess that this arose from someone telling me that pepper was hot. Anyway, i believed it until I was at least 5. Sad!
When my brother was little he thought that salt would cool off your food. It took us a while to figure out what he was doing; meanwhile he ate a lot of salt!