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My dad thought when he was little, rain was caused by army guys in the clouds with rain guns.
i used to think that when it was foggy outside that the world had turned upside down and the clouds were on the ground instead of in the sky.
when I was young I believed that when God was angry and sad, that's when we see rain and thunder...
I used to believe that Global Warming (aka greenhouse gases) were actually caused by greenhouses. I saw a greenhouse in a movie and I shouted Greenhouse Gasses! I got strange looks from people in the audience.
I use to believe that when it storm that God was doing his work. And when the sun came out while it was raining , that the devil was beating his wife.
when my cousin first learned the water cycle he told me about evaporation, and told me that was when the water on the ground suddenly flew up into the air and that i was too small so i would be sucked up with it, and he told me that if this happened he would have to tackle me and hold me down..so i went on for years fearing that one day it would rain up instead of down and some random guy would tackle me and hold me down so i didn't fly into the clouds
I used to believe that the top of the clouds looked exactly the way it did on the Care Bears Cartoon and if you looked at the clouds you could see a care bear peeking over the sides
I used to believe that every time that it was raining, God was peeing and every time it hailed, God was pooping little balls of ice on us.
I thought that power stations made clouds, that was their only job and that's the only reason we had clouds.
I used to believe that when the clouds used to come down over the mountains as it got darker that they were tucking the mountains in for bed
I believed that when it rained it was only raining on my family.... that there was only one cloud above our house or car just following us wherever we would go. I used to think that I would give anything just so the damn cloud would go away and rain on some other family. LOL!!!!
I grew up in New England, and every winter I'd notice a correlation between snow and ice on nearby lakes. I thought it went like this: When the weather gets cold enough, you get snow. When that snows falls on a lake, it mixes with the water to make ice (like jello). I firmly believed until I was about 11 or 12 that ice could not appear without snow, and if it did, it just meant it snowed while I was asleep.
My mom taught kindergarten for many years, and when there was a pretty good chance of snow the next day, she'd tell them all to wear their pajamas inside out to make it snow. A lot of them believed her.
My mother used to tell me that if you walk in the rain without an umbrella, you would get lice. I'm 30 years old now, but I still get a strange nervousness when I get caught without a brolly in the rain.
I used to think clouds were countries!
When it rain, i though God just threw a bucket of water to water the plants.
i used to believe that it was illegal for it to rain on Sundays ("Sun's" day). I couldn't quite figure out who would get arrested (possibly my minister at my church) but i knew that if i ever got rained on on a sunday that i would be a suspect.
when i was little, maybe 4 or 5...i really believed there was "a pot of gold" at the end of the rainbow...we would take long family drives, and if a rainbow was spotted , my mother would say keep looking for the pot of gold , and i would watch for the end of that rainbow,not taking my eyes off it...hoping to see one...lol
I used to believe that rainbows were like the Lottery. Every rainbow was supposed to have a pot of gold at the end of it and I always wondered whose yard it landed in after it rained.
My brother once convinced me that the wind was "leftover hurricanes"