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I used to believe that tornadoes were giant slices of tomatoes that rolled across a farm. It wasn't untill I was five and saw the Wizard of Oz that I realized it was not a giant slice of tomotoe.
I used to believe that the whole world rained at the same time.
I used to believe that the angels sat up in the clouds and when it rained they were throwing buckets of water off the edge of the clouds. I would watch the rain looking for gaps thinking that was when they had to run and fill their buckets with more water.
I used to believe that clouds were created by steam trains and I was worried about what would happen if steam trains stopped running completely.
I used to believe that driving caused the clouds to move.
I used to believe that clouds were made from a factory chimney that was south of my home town.
I used to think that the fog was a cloud that had died and fallen to the earth.
I thought rain was made when God was crying, and wind when God blew on the earth because it was too hot.
we used to believe that whenever there's a thunder, God and Satan are playing soccer but using a big box instead of a ball
When I was a child I was absolutely terrified of tornados. (For good reason, of course). I thought a tornado was a nail- shaped cloud. It would come down out of a big cloud and pound into houses with one loud bang.. Up and down, up and down, going in a line, smashing each house individually. No wonder I was so terrified.
I used to believe that the smell of chocolate was a universal sign that it was going to rain. Adults would say, "I can smell chocolate. It must be going to rain." Then I realized that it was because I lived in Selly Oak, Birmingham and the wind that came from the direction of Cadbury's factory was the wind that often brought rain.
I used to believe that if you dressed up like a rainbow, rainbows wouldnt move if you got closer to them because they'd think you were their own 'species'. I asked my grandma to sew me one and cried when she told me she couldnt!
When i was about 8 my neighbor told me that if you lifted your arms up from your sides and made them touch above your head and bring them back down multiple times it would make rain not fall where you were standing it had some magical power that would stop the rain from falling in your spot.
I used to think an avalanche was a type of bird native to the high mountains
When I was about 4 , I asked my mom why it rains and she told me that all these birds had to hold it in for a really long time and when it was decided , they all let off at the same time and it was the rain. I believed that for a good long time.
When I was younger I used to think that clouds were mado out of diamonds. My first time on a plane I tried very hard to figure out how to open the window, and was very disappointed when I couldn't. It was my get rich quick scheme. What made me think this? Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds. Makes sense doesn't it?
Wind came from children who were being punished - they were forced to stand in a barn and an old man made them all blow in the same direction to make wind.
When I was little, I thought that clouds were made of a solid substance. I also thought that you could reach out of an airplane window with a jar in your hand, and scoop up some spongy, foamy clouds. I was DEVASTATED when I found out they were just glorified water.
When I was very little I used to believe the reason it rained was because God would open up his freezer in heaven and ice would fall out and fall down the sky and by the time it reached earth it was melted and turned into water (rain).
I used to think that snow was rain still in the bag.