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I thought “guerrilla tactics” meant fighting like a gorilla— beating your chest and that sort of thing.

Kai
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I thought the Civil War was between North America and South America. It was only when I was asking my mother how the "north" could blockade the "south" when there was just so much available coastline that I figured out what was wrong

Anon
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I used to believe that at the time of film in black & white, people lived without color. At the start, I thought there was any color, so they can't differenciate the color between food, clothes or even hair.
I think it was weird to see movies in black & white but live in color. Now I know that they didn't live in black & white and juste didn't have the technique in the 20th Century.

xXdoorXx
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when I was little girl, I used to believe that at the time of black and white pictures, people lived without color, I discovered the cameras that were doing
black and white photos thanks to my grandmother,I didn't believe in this story and the life is cool with the color !

the little gril
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I thought parents only said, "Go to your room!" in the 1950s.

Anon
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I thought Nazis were actually "not-sees" and called that because they could turn invisible, which I figured was why they were so dangerous

Anon
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I also believed that guerrilla warfare was against real gorillas during the Vietnam war! This was also the time that the Planet of the Apes movies came out which just reinforced that belief!

Andre de Graaf
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When I was small, I used to believe the people were in black and white in 1950

Anon
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I used to believe the world was all black and white, because of old black and white tv shows my parents watched like Andy Griffith. One day I saw that Andy Griffith was in color so I naturally assumed that sometime when that show was aired color began to come into the world. I asked my parents what year Andy Griffith came out and thought that it was the same year that color came into the world.

Caleb
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I thought Bonnie and Clyde were fictional characters.

Anon
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