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    When you're a kid, sometimes you have random gaps in your knowledge or you misinterpret things, leading you to believe stupid things.

    Two of mine were:

    Aston Villa was a Spanish football team
    Milan was in China (I thought this because of the film Mulan)

    What were some of the silly things you believed as a kid?
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    That I would ever be happy
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    That if you swallowed fruit seeds, it would start growing inside of your stomach.
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    That unicorns lived on clouds
    That girl parts were called penises as well as boy's
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    That there was a man stuffed inside the traffic light box who manually turned the lights from red to amber to green.
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    That everything would work out.
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    Way too many things but it's actually hard to think of any...

    I used to be convinced that I could feel my twin sister's pain, because when she fell over and cried so would I; turned out I only cried because her crying made me sad.
    I used to be terrified of developing a butt chin so I never used to pull funny faces.
    I might comment on this post later when I recall some more...
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    GCSEs were hard... Then I discovered A levels
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    The myth of meritocracy.
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    Oh and, since i've had palpitations for as long as i can remember i just thought they were normal. I thought that a candle was in my heart and that when i had a heart flutter i thought it was someone blowing on my candle flame.
    Turns out it is just anxiety, slightly less poetic
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    That all cats were girls and all dogs were boys
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    I believed that if you put a slice of ham in a DVD player that it played a documentary about pigs, and a slice of cheese played a documentary about cows. Being gullible and growing up with a sister is not a good combination haha!
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    That a shark would come out of the filter box in the pool and eat me.
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    (Original post by BlinkyBill)
    That a shark would come out of the filter box in the pool and eat me.
    well, australia is a dangerous place :console:
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    (Original post by CoolCavy)
    That unicorns lived on clouds
    That girl parts were called penises as well as boy's
    In b4 an SJW says that you can be a girl with a penis, #dontassumemygender
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    That birds didn't get electrocuted when they stood on power lines because they had rubber feet.
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    In b4 an SJW says that you can be a girl with a penis, #dontassumemygender
    i was so shocked in year 6 sex ed when it transpired that girls have things called vaginas 😶
    i was also scandalised in year 7 biology when it turns out that you have a tummy button cos of the cord attaching you to your mum in the womb, thought it was just there for decoration :getmecoat:
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    I also managed to convince my younger sister that department store mannequins were real people who had been hunted and frozen/immobilised for being naughty and cheeky. That made her behave for a while..
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    I also managed to convince my younger sister that department store mannequins were real people who had been hunted and frozen/immobilised for being naughty and cheeky. That made her behave for a while..
    Ohhhhhhhh that's savage! (and genius)
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    That a small mound in the tarmac of our playground was actually a growing volcano which would soon erupt and produce an earthquake.

    That you could buy emergency milk cartons from the 'keep left' illuminated white bollards at some road junctions. (thanks dad)

    That Pat Pending was a real person.
 
 
 
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