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I used to take the name "Jawbreakers" literally and assumed that they were meant to be chewed at the risk of breaking your teeth.
When I was 5ish or so, my cousin convinced me that if I had a pixie stick. It would turn my blood that color. I never have had a pixie stick since.
You know those little candy dots that come on rolls of paper? When I first tried some, I was in a candy store with a mannequin of a smiling man in a suit in the corner. (I think it had coupons or something in its outstretched hand.) My dad whispered to me, "If you eat too many of those at once, you'll freeze up like that guy!" I wasn't sure if he was joking or serious, but I started feeling pretty weird right about then!
When I was a little kid, my grandma used to always wear this white shirt with colorful buttons on it. I was convinced that the buttons were actually M&M's. I remember always asking her why there were M&M's on her shirt. lol.
My Sister Polly Used To Bevile That If You Ate Chocolate Chip Cookies You Would Shrink.
She Watched Alice In Wonderland.
So She Belivie That.
When I Asked My Sister She Sied "I Don't Want To Shrink"
The lollypop man's job was to give children lollypops.
How disappointed I was when I met one. :D
When I was little my parents would tell me if I ate candy before noon I would get worms.
When i was young, i used to watch the TV commercials of "gushers" and believe that my head would actually turn into watermelons and other fruits if i ate them
I used to believe that LifeSavers candy REALLY saved lives! I thought when you were sick or hurt all you had to do was eat a LifeSaver and everything would be okay!
I used to think that bath beads were candy until I bit into one! What a shock that it was soap!
I used to think that "Heath" chocolate toffee bars were actually "Health" bars. i didn't actually try one until i was about 16 and realized that they weren't healthy in the least bit!
i used to believe that toblerone was alcoholic. my mum told us that so she could have it all.
I used to believe that my mother wouldn't notice when I opened a new pack of cookies, eat some of them, then rearrange the ones left in the package, and seal the package with some sellotape. Being a mom myself now, I know that it is impossible not to notice....
i thought raisins were made out of jelly in a factory like gummy bears, i though this until i was 16!!!
when i was little my uncle would give me angel food cake and he would tell me it's an angels birthday and thats what they are eating in heaven.
When I was younger my mom told me that if I ate raw sugar, that I would get worms. So I never ate raw suger until I was 15!
Remember those Fruit Gusher commercials? The ones where the kid popped the candy into his mouth, and his head morphed into a fruit? I used to believe that if I ate a Fruit Gusher, then my head would turn into a fruit. I was deathly afraid of those things.
i used to believe that cotton candy was a cloud with coloring.....
my friend used to believe that the swirly icing on hostess cupcakes was her name written in script ;]
one time my sister told me that if i ate smarties (the candy) with water i would get smarter...i ended up tellin all my friends til the 5th grade...until i found out it wasnt true when they all started laughing at me :(