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When I was little, I was told by a friend that the seeds in peppers are deadly poisonous. I'm 25, and know better, but still pick out every single one. It takes a while to prepare a stir-fry.

Pepper
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I used to believe that when u swallowed a watermelon seed and u drank water that it would grow in my stomach. Lol

JV
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When I was little, I hated spitting the seeds out from watermelon, so I just ate them. My mom once informed me that watermelon would grow in my stomach. When she was pregnant with my brother, I saw the sonogram and looked at her and said "Mom, you're not supposed to eat the seeds, remember? Now you have a watermelon in your tummy!"

Misguided Rose
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I used to believe that if you put pumpkin seeds in the oven the results would be pumpkin pie. When I shared this with the neighbor children their mother was quick to correct me after she had cleaned out an oven full of pumpkin seeds.

kimberly
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When I was about 5 a neighbor told me that if I continued to eat the watermelon seeds that a watermelon would grow in my stomach. From this comment I was convinced that eating watermelon was how a woman became pregnant. I still won't eat watermelon to this day.

Donna
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my mom used to tell me not to eat watermelon seeds or there would be a tree growing inside me. i believed her and didn't eat/swallow the seeds. it's a myth and i eat/swallow them all the time, now.

judy lee
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i was always told if you eat watermelon seeds you will grow will grow a watermelon in your stomach

turboputt
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when i was around four or five, my mother used to tell me that when you ate watermelon seeds, you'd turn into a watermelon. i of course pretended not to believe her, but one day as we munched on some watermelon, she ate the seeds instead of spitting them out. "you'll turn into a watermelon!!" i cried. she told me that was something she'd made up, and i went up to my room to play until dinner.

around six, my mother called out for me to come to the table, but i was busy playing so i didn't go. there was a knock on my bedroom door, and my mom said, "honey, are you coming to dinner?"

i turned to tell her i'd be there in a minute, and there was a WATERMELON WHERE HER HEAD SHOULD HAVE BEEN!!!! i screamed bloodly murder as the watermelon admonished me on my tardiness and told me to wash my hands before coming to the table. and then my mom dropped the melon to reveal her real head and laughed and laughed as she headed downstairs.

i no longer believe watermelon seeds turn you into a watermelon, but i i do believe in therapy.

kel
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I used to believe that if I swallowed a black watermelon seed, that watermelons would grow back up through my stomach and out of my ears.

sarah b
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I believed that if I swallowed watermelon seeds that watermelons would grow in my stomach. I can't remember if that applied to any kind of seed.

Linda
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I was told, when I was little, that, if I ate watermelon seeds, a watermelon would grow in my tummy.

WickidWitchiee
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Mom told me that potatoes grew behind my ears unless I washed there every night before going to bed. She also told me that if I ate watermelon seeds that they would grow into full sized watermelons and she would have to harvest them with a knife. Needless to say I was terrified of this radical kind of surgery.

JB
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My mom always told me that if I swallowed seeds from a piece of watermellon that I would have watermellons growing out of my ears!! I use to check the mirror because I swallowed some by accident!

Vicki
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I was told by my brother that if I swallowed the seeds of a watermelon, that I would start to grow a watermelon in my stomach, with a bit of help: "Just make sure you don't swallow any dirt!"

I stayed as far away as I could from bare patches of dirt.

John E
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if you swallowed a watermelon seed, watermelons would grow in your stomach.

kristin
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I used to believe that if you swallowed a watermelon seed, that watermelon vines would start growing inside your stomach and eventually come out your mouth.

Silverdude
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When I was a kid, my grampa told me that if you swallow the black seeds inside a watermelon, they would grow into watermelons inside your stomach.

chris
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when i was a kid i used to believe that if you swallowed watermelon seeds you would grow watermelons in your belly.

just me
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I used to think it was okay to eat sunflower seeds--shell and all. Eventually my mom helped me link my stomach ache to "shell and all".

Anon
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I once told a childhood friend that if he swallowed the seeds from a watermelon they would grow thruought his body. He never ate watermelons ever agian!

farkinott
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