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When I was in the process of learning how to read a clock, I thought that whatever number the second hand was on, that was how many minutes after the hour it was. Like if it was 1:20, I would think it'd be five after one.

I was corrected very quickly about my thinking.

Amanda
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i used to think that inanimate objects came to life after midnight. i dont even remember someone telling me that, just thought it up. also for some reason i always thought it would be neat to say hello to a streetlamp.

Anon
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When I was smaller, I was convinced that time didn't begin until I was born. How could all these people live without me around? I found it impossible. Seeing people on TV who lived before I was even an egg was scary, and drove me crazy.

Dumb-ass Father Time.
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I used to believe that there were two or three days in between each month...a couple of days that had no dates, if you will.

MS
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Around christmas time at the age of eight or nine, I was in the mall with my parents and my sister. I asked what day it was and my sister replied that it was saturday. I said, but yesterday was saturday and she told me that there is a special time of year when the day repeats itself. I believed this for quite some time.

michael
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when i was like in the first grade i would like to stay up late on the weekends, but my mom would always tell me to go to sleep. well, one night i stayed up all the way to midnight, but i was so scared that the devil would come through my floor and get me, since i heard that 12:00 was the "bewitching hour". i finally got over staying up past midnight, every once in awhile, i get scared again and go to bed.

andrea
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When i was younger i use to believe that the new year started in October. I dont know why..but it wasnt untill 3 grade when my teacher lead us in the months of the year did i realize that it started with January and not October.

Amanda
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When I was 6 I used to think there was never a future because it's always present and there might not be a future. -(Hey-I was smart.Never thought of it liked that did ya?)

Present FOREVER!!!!
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I used to believe that 'ten to' (ten minutes until a certain hour/fifty minutes past a certain hour) was actually 10:02 AM. I was surprised that when I asked someone what time it was, it was often '10:02' and never '10:03' or '10:04'.

Sarah
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when i was young, i believed that there was a universal clock throughout the world that would chime at 12 midnight. my sis told me about it and i stayed up one night with her to listen to it. and i heard it!!! i was so amazed. i believed in it all the way till i was 10 years old, when my sis revealed to me the truth. that night, she sang the chime softly while i looked out of the window, straining to hear the chime of the world clock.

Anon
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I used to beleive that when i left a family members house they froze until i came back to see them... I didn't think different until i was ten lol

Frozen in time
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I used to believe that the whole world had the same season at the same time of year (e.g. Summer at December, January and February- I live in the southern hemisphere).

Anon
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I used to believe that if you stared at the m,inute hand of a clock long enough time sped up. because the clock at my house was so big you can always see the hand moving

noah
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I too used to believe that when people said a quarter til or quarter after they meant the 25 mins. So I thought it only natural to say a dime til, or a dime after when refering too 10 min. increments.

Anon
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I used to believe that when the year 2012 will come, the world will end, just as the Mayas predicted in their calendar.

Andrés
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As a child I could never figure out how people knew what hour it was when people said its 15 past the hour or so on. I thought their was some trick to it.

Georgia
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When I was young, I used to wonder
how different things got their
names. When I was about eight years
old, I remember walking to, and from,
church, every Sunday morning, with my
dad. I thought Sunday must have been
called that, because it was sunny.
The only problem was, it always seemed
that my dad and I would get caught in
rain showers, on our walks, every Sunday.
I couldn`t understand this, and I
remember, on countless occasions, asking
my dad why they called it Sunday. I
told him I thought they should have
called it RAINDAY!

Maria
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I thought that the higher the number of your birth year, the older you were. Bigger numbers (year)= bigger numbers (age). So, I just knew that someday, since my birth year was less than my brother's birth year, somehow, he was older than me.

kreaytivgal
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I thought that Boxing Day had something to do with boxing, like watching a global boxing competition.

Anon
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I used to belive that everyone got made at the same time and that we all had unigue ages and that we would stay the same age for eternity.

Andrew
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