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That cress was really just another name for clover, and for years I would happily tell people I had no desire to eat grass.
That eating grass was a sure fire way to gain superhuman powers.
I used to believe that bread, cheese and money all grew on trees. So I planted some. When it didn't grow, my mum told me that the "seeds" must have been eaten by birds.
I used to believe that if you stood on a toadstool, that it would turn into a dragon and eat you. Countryside walks became lightfooted journeys of pure fear thanks to the twisted lies of my dad.
If you held a buttercup under your chin and got a yellow reflection then you liked butter!
That the trees made the wind by waving
I used to believe that for every drop of rain that falls, a flower grows
If you picked a dandelion, you would pee your pants
My mum told me that if you sniffed poppies your nose would bleed.
My mum always told me not to put my nose too close to flowers to smell them because insects would crawl in and eventually make their way to my brain and never come out again.
My mum told me that if I picked dandelions that I would wet my knickers.