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When i was little i thought the mathamatican Archimedes, was named arquimedes because when i watched the movie sword in the stone i thought that's what they said. So i thought for the longest time that he was an owl. And i had a research paper in middle school on him and i couldn't find anything on him (arquimedes) except stuff in spanish. because that was his name in spanish

J
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I used to believe Ab Lincon and Martin Luther King Jr. worked together becuase they both wanted to help African Americans.

Jessica
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I used to believe that until gravity was invented, people used to just float around!

Meg
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I recently visited madame tusauds in amsterdam and noticed that it hasn't really been that long since einstein died, i found this extremely hard to believe as i always thought he had lived in the 17th/18th century, it wasn't til i thought about it logically i realised that it makes alot more sense he was around in the 20th century!!!

me :P
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From when I was five until I was about seven, I thought humans had evolved from bears, not apes.

Anthropology Major
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When I was in second grade, I learned about the Underground Railroad. I knew that "underground" meant secret, but the phrase still conjured up images of black women holding up lanterns, leading escaped slaves through these dirt tunnels under the ground. (That was probably because all the pictures I had seen of Harriet Tubman showed her leading people through the dark with a lantern.) Even today, I have trouble shaking the association from my mind...

MaeghanJade
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I always thought that Abraham
Licoln was black because he's the only president on a coin that's not silver but copper.

S
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Wen I was 6 or 7 we watched a film on Maducer, an ancient Greek god who turned people to stone. Imagine my horror when I visited my Aunt in London and saw lots of statues! I was so scared that Maducer was still hanging around!

Sas
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I once asked my grandmother what it was like living when the dinosoars were around. Boy was she mad. I really thought she was alive at the same time as the dinosoars!.....my bad

Kayla
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i used to believe that humans started when some robots constructed us and then threw us down to earth

roy
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when i was little, for some reason i was convinced that vincent van gogh cut off his ear because he didn't want to hear the traffic outside because he thought it was distracting. it didn;t occur to me until much later that he lived long before cars were invented.

Anon
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My father believed that President Lincoln was famous for freeing the sleighs. Dad hypothesized they must have gotten stuck in a snow drift, and Lincoln went out and got them unstuck. Really.

Marissa
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I used to believe that o dinosaurs lived in England, or the Americas, or anywhere else for that matter. I thought they all lived on some humongous island in the middle of the Atlantic that dissapeared along with them. I blame Jurassic Park.

Xornia
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I remember looking at the bayeux tapestry, and how at the bottom were pictures of naked soldiers who had been killed and stripped of their armour. I didn't realise this, and thought that they must have just not worn any clothes to battle that day. I also remember being pset at hearing that the English had actually LOST the battle of Hastings.

Anon
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Somehow i used to belive that knights wore jeans! and that everyone started a one. i thougt the king was a bald guy with his own tower and a crown. ???!
i also thaugt they rode dinosaurs and drew any sybol on their sheild that they liked!! I thought knights only fought against evil people who were anywere withing a 7 mile radius of their castle!I was a strange kid

Nahtiak (Nah-tee-ack)
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I don't remember this but apparently when I was little I asked my grandma if when she was little people thought the world was flat

Ariane
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When I was litle, my aunt used to pull me around in a wagon and say "hail Cleopatra!". When I was in Kindergarden this one kid's mom dressed as leopatra and our teacher said "Look everyone it's Cleopatra". Not knowing who she was but being familier with her name from the "Hail Cleopatra" thing, I assumed she was a one-name celebrity like Madonna. I felt Honored that such a big celecrity would visit MY kindergarden class.

Kat
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I used 2 think that dinosaurs still existed when my dad was little

Weirdo
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I used to believe (and still do) that my history teacher came from another era and travelled through time to teach us our lessons, then go back to whatever era he was supposed to be in.

Fred
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When I was first learning about the discovery of America, I thought that my grandmother played an important role in it. I misunderstod the year, instead of 1592, I thought it was 1892 and I thought my grandma was old enough. I don't know why I thought she played an important role in dicovering America though.

Prologic-H-73395
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