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I used to believe that if you stepped on a mushroom it would rain.

Anon
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When I was little I used to thing poincettias were called placentas. No one told me otherwise until I was about 12. I just remember being so happy to see so many placentas around Christmas time.

Justin
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I used to believe that if I stuck my popsicle stick in the ground, a popsicle tree would grow.

Megan
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I had just learned a few minutes ago that a nightshade was a plant. I always thought it was a lampshade that was especially bright so you could use it at night.

Anon
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I used to think poison ivy was extremely extremely poisonous, like arsenic or something, and that if you touched it, you would die right away. I could never figure out why people weren't more scared of it. I also thought that all ivy was poison ivy, and when you saw a building covered with ivy, the people living there were taking such a huge risk of perhaps touching the ivy by mistake and dying instantly.

Suzy
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Once my parents were taking me on a walk through a forest and my dad mentioned something about "the power plant is right over there". I immediatly began running up to every tree in sight, asking him if this was it and how does a plant make electricity?

Rachel
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My mom told me one day to never go into a corn field, because when people go in they get lost and never come out!

Michelle
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When I was about two or three, or so the story goes, I'd seen a bit on Sesame Street where they'd shown a time-lapse film of grass growing. The sight of those tendrils wiggling their way out of the ground so terrified me for a while I refused to walk on grass at the park. I though that the grass would grow so fast it would grow through my feet.

Arkonbey
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My cousin told me that the middle of a dandelion tasted like butter. We would sit in her grandparents field by their house and pick them all day long. I always hoped it would taste like butter but it never did!

CS
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I used to believe photosynthesis had something to do with pictures. Heh.

Sessee
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When I was very little, my mom planted some snapdragons and other flowers... Apparently, I had an affinity for picking flowers, and in order to keep me from picking the snapdragons, my mom told me that they were named "snapdragons" because they looked a little like dragons and had mouths, and if a little girl tried to pick them they would SNAP!! that little girl's fingers off and eat them. I was terrified of snapdragons for years after that!

Hannah's Mommy
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I used to believe that when me and my friends used to go hop-picking (the stuff you make beer out of) every september when we was little, we would dare each other to go sixteen steps down the row.
But no-one ever did sixteen, because legend has it, that the hop ghost would get you when you reached sixteen steps and you would never come back

That legend has gone on for centeries (sp?) and no-one is brave enough to do sixteen.

Rennie-woo's gramma (Sixteen-steps-to-hop-hop-hop)
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I used to believe that I could talk to nature. I still do. And I'm 12.

Judy
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that houses grew from the groung like plants

Anon
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I used to believe that the bright yellow flowers, sometimes called buttercups, were actually where butter came from.

i ate one once and that learned me real fast!

tara
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When I was little I used to believe that if I stuck my nose too far into a flower when i was smelling it, the flower would bite my nose off.

Anon
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Once when I was staying with my Grandparents I came in after running into some bull nettle (which is similar to poison ivy but a harry plant on the ground) and my Grandmother told me to "piss on it" and it was the only way it would stop itching. I thought she meant pee on the plant, but luckily I didn't. i was afraid I'd get it on my butt

jg
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Although I should have known better, and initially had doubts, my older sister had me absolutely convinced that fleas came from dandelions: that they hatched out sometime when they turned from yellow petals to downy fluff.

Because of this, I hated dandelions.

Anon
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I used to believe people grew from spores and when we got old, we'd grow leaves and flowers etc

Calvin (from my pet tiger Hobbes)
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When I was little, I though that some cactuses were soft because of the white fuzzy effect made by the many spines on the plant, I believed this until one day I decided to pet it.

Melancholy Otter
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