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I am from the UK and the first time we went to America my Dad told me that it was the law to salute a picture of the President of the USA whenever you saw one. I looked pretty stupid in the airport when I saluted a picture of Bill Clinton, and was really worried my family would be arrested because they didn't!
I used to have a black and white striped shirt I was terrified to wear, because in cartoons, all prisoners wore black and white shirts.
I figured if I wore it and a policeman saw it, he'd think I'd have escaped from prison and would make me go back.
I honestly was terrified to wear it to school or anything.
When I was younger, I used to think that alcohol in beverages was the same as rubbing alcohol. Therefore, I pictured a group of gangmembers standing in a circle, passing around a white bottle that had rubbing alcohol in it.
I thought that serial killers had serial numbers like products did so the cops could identify them easier.
We used to watch " America's Most Wanted" and I pictured the killers and rapists outside seeing us seeing them and how they were bad and I thought they would come kill us so we couldn't tell on them, or find them.
When i was little my parents kept me in line by saying that if i was bad they would call "the baby police" and they had an old phone that didn't work hung up on the wall and my dad would pretend to call the baby police. i'm still a little uneasy aroungd cops
I used to believe that if kids have money too much the police will caught them and put em in jail. That's sick...
I used to be confused about the concept of speeding tickets. I figured that about 99% of people just threw these away and were never bothered by them again. So when my mom got a ticket when I was little I volunteered to "throw it away during cleanup time"
Until I was nine or ten I thought Jack The Ripper was a dude who went around ripping pages out of people's books....
Yeah, my mom laughed.
I used to think Jaywalkers were people who walked briskly whilst swinging their arms.. whoops!
I used think being mugged was when someone knocked you out by hitting you with a cup, then stealing your money.
When i was 5-6 my mum and dad told me that if i didnt turn off my bedroom light when it was empty, the bedroom light police would arrest me.
Then 1 night the phone rang and i answered it and the people on the other end said they were the bedroom light police giving me a warning.
I realise now it was my dad on his mobile.
When I was little I heard my mom talking about someone "being behind bars" which means they are in jail.. Well.. I thought that it meant that they hung around behind bars.. Like where you go to get drunk.. Yeah I wasn't very bright!
I used to believe when i was 6-8 years old that the criminals in the prison ate spiders with bread, i think why my father told me that so i was scared to go into prison .. Now i can laugh about it
I used to think cerial killers were cereal makers that hated their jobs so they bought boxes of cereal and stabed it untill the box could not hold the cereal at all. then they crushed the cereal unto little crumbs.
untill I was 9 I use to watch FBI most wanted and whenever I heard cerial killer I think poor cereal then go up to my mom and ask to go to the store and check if the cereal is still ok...........wow
when I was 8 or9 I thought that you could only move to 3 houses or then you would get in big truble!!!
I used to believe that drinking and driving laws applied to all drinks.
I severely scolded my dad one day for drinking a Coca-Cola while he was driving the car out to my grandparents' place.
When I was growing up, they had just introduced the V-chip. Since I would always watch Nickelodeon, it was only Y and Y7. Since I was 7 at the time, I thought that it was illegal to watch Y7 shows if you were under 7. So whenever shows like "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" would come on, I'd kick my younger sister out of the room and tell her "You have to get out of the room! It's Y7! You're not allowed to watch it! It's the law!"
When I was around 10-12 years old, my best friend [who is also my cousin] let me know what rape was when I asked. She said "rape is when you grab a person by the sleeve of their shirt and make them have sex with you." i said "they have to grab your sleeve?" and she said "yes! they must grab the sleeve or else it's not really rape." ahahhahahhahahahhhahhahahhahahhahhahahhhahahahhhahahahaha. i find it funny when i think of how i believed that.
When I was 2, I stole candy from a drugstore and of course, I didn't know what I was doing so my parents weren't mad. When I was 6, my parents told me about. I was terrified of going to jail and I couldn't sleep for months!