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I used to think all urban city life in England had to take place in London, and everywhere else was just beaches and countryside. Think of places like the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District, for instance.
I used to think the American states were all different countries and didn't realize it was all one country together!
I used to think that Nevada was Nineveh
when i was child i belive that everything is created in a mega factory in china , and also i dont think that china was a country i think that china is a factory in Ecuador
I used to believe that my town was the unique in the world because it was so small and I didn't see much people around there, so for this I thought that there weren't more things at the ended of the mountains and always asked Where comes the money? because my parents sometimes had and sometimes didn't have.
I thought Moulin Rouge was a person.
Child me thought that Los Angeles was a mythical city like Atlantis or El Dorado. Because I misheard how it was named and thought it was called "Lost Angeles"...as in "the lost city of Angeles."
I used to think Monserrat sounded like monster rat.
I used to think a yeoman meant Yemen and Oman.
I used to believe that the borders of countries would have actual "lines" or "walls" on the ground to signify that you were entering a new country.
When I was a child I used to believe that when air balloons were in the sky they made a route going through all the cities. When I was four years old I had a balloon and it escaped from my hands, and I called my uncle to see if he saw the balloon in the sky from Barcelona
When i was a kid i thought New York was in London
My younger sibling thought that Brittany was the name of the country where British people lived
I used to believe that everyone who lived in the city lived in an apartment.
I used to believe that Eurostar trains actually went through the water, rather than being built in a tunnel, and thought there must be a station underwater for when people went diving!
I used to think Downs Syndrome was caused by living on the downs in the countryside, so when we stayed at this place called Downs Cottage in Devon, I said to the landowners 'how can you be in charge of this place if you both have Downs Syndrome?' Needless to say, we never stayed with them again.
When I was very little, I used to think that there were two New Zealands because how it split on the map!
I used to believe that Ireland was called that because it really is an island!
I used to believe that people were talking about Kenton in Greater London when they were talking about the county Kent, and wondered how people could have beach holidays there when it is inland and not coastal.
I used to believe that India and Indonesia were right next to each other since their names sounded alike