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When I was younger I noticed that some stores had separate "enter" and "exit" doors. I thought that if you entered through the "exit" door or vice versa, you would get arrested and thrown in jail.

Dobby Bob
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As a kid, I thought "No Outlet" signs meant the houses past that point didn't have any electrical outlets.

Julie
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If the ice cream truck is playing music, it means they are out of ice cream.

Virginia
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I used to believe that speed humps were laying people, because in Colombia we call them "policias acostados" which roughly translates "laying policemen" so i used to think about that "people" staying all day laying in a street.

Sara
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I used to think that if you accidently lost a book or DVD you checked out at the library, the librarian would take my library card away and never let me read books again. Needless to say, I took care of my books really well.

Josie
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I used to think that if you walked on a sewer manhole cover and jumped on it, the lid would fall and you would fall in the dirty sewer. I was always afraid to walk on manhole covers because of this.

Lynn
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When my brother was around 5 years old, he saw a woman in a black burqa for the first time at Walmart and he yelled "Look Mommy!! A ninja!". The woman just laughed and my mom was mortified!

hehehehe

Erica
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I used to think that the ice cream truck plays music when it's out of ice cream. My mom told me this so we wouldn't have to buy ice cream every time we saw the ice cream truck. It backfired when I saw a kid get ice cream from the truck after i saw it play music and stop, then the kid got some and then I realized my mom was lying to me all along!!

Anon
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I used to believe that room numbers in hotels were literal. So, if I was staying in room 305, it meant there were more than 305 rooms. I then found out that it just meant the 5th room on the 3rd floor.

Room number
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I used to believe that a strip mall was a mall with people who stripped down naked. This stemmed from a TV show in which a person didn't want to work in one. I thought "duh,who would want to work in a place with naked people?"

Anon
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