Yeah, kids are smart, we’ve heard about that! But sometimes they mix things up. And we say that without any judgement. This is a really confusing world and it can be hard to keep track of things at times. Can you blame them? Of course not. Some things just seem too crazy to be true. Obviously, the entire baby making process can be a little mind blowing, at least in the beginning. Also, most of us probably had to realize at some point that there are not really tiny and very flat people living in the tv. Totally normal. Except that there are some beliefs which are a little out of the norm as you might see in this thread started by @ExileGrimm. Buckle up, it’s gonna be brutal!
What’s the dumbest beliefs you had as a child?
When I was 4-5 I swore that bird seeds grew birds, thus the name. When my parents asked me to prove it to them, I planted a pile of bird seeds.
The next day there were loads of birds where I planted the seeds, showing I was right.
— _grimm (@ExileGrimm) July 6, 2021
I wondered why my parents still objected to this idea after I proved it worked, so I thought they were hiding this secret from me because they were worried I’d grow a massive flock of birds and they’d not be able to tell me what to do.
— _grimm (@ExileGrimm) July 6, 2021
My dad convinced me that when this came on the TV it meant I needed to literally stand next to the television to make it work again. He let me do that for years until I did it at a friends house. Her parents died laughing at me. pic.twitter.com/NuXjxc4oQI
— Elly (@emceehotdog) July 7, 2021
My parents told my brother and me that frozen peas were candy. We used beg for “candy peas” after dinner and go in the back yard to toss them in the air and catch them in our mouths like absolute idiots.
— Erin/Yet another Bunnicula fan account (@perquinx) July 6, 2021
The worst part is that I love peas to this day. Delicious little lies.
— Erin/Yet another Bunnicula fan account (@perquinx) July 7, 2021
I thought that the moon was the sun’s kid and if it was up during the day, that was the moon throwing a temper tantrum and refusing to go to bed
— Nora the chaotic (@nora_chaotic) July 6, 2021
my mom told me that when the ice cream truck was playing music they were out of ice cream and i believed her, like an idiot
— tea ☕️ (@ahumblebunnie) July 6, 2021
when i was like 4-6 i thought for whatever reason that adults couldn’t run and when i saw my dad running i was in shock.
i also didn’t understand that you can take different routes and end up in the same place so i thought there were multiple copies of my house
— i’m a luzbian (@TERRORCORES) July 6, 2021
I live in Poland, and when I started learning English, i didn’t assume it was a language learned in most parts of the world, but rather that while in Poland we learned English, in England everyone learned Polish, and that all countries in the world were put into such pairs
— Kyu (@Kyubayas) July 6, 2021
When I was young I thought some magical force teleported me to my bed. I would be like » MOM DAD OT HAPPENED AGAIN» I don’t know how I got onto my bed. I went to sleep in the living room on the couch and woke up in my room. It was even crazier because I slept on the top bunk.
— Gurgolus 💉💉 🦙🏳️🌈 (@gregcruick) July 6, 2021
When I was a kid I thought serial killer was really cereal killer and there was the widespread issue cereal used to kill. The image I had of it was someone sitting down in the morning eating cereal, choking/dying then pointing to the shadows where a cereal killer was, ominously
— Stunnie (@StunnieBun) July 6, 2021
I thought since babies grow in a woman’s stomach, then she would have to eat one of the man’s balls to get pregnant. The math worked out, since I was the younger of two children. What about families with 3+ kids? I dunno, balls grow back? Still not sure how to remove the balls.
— Joe Haley (@The_Underburbs) July 6, 2021
When I was 7 and got my first kitten my dad told me you couldn’t pet a cat while they were eating or it’d make them sick. He told me this bc I was so excited about my new kitten and my dad wanted to get me to just give him 5 mins peace. I believed it until I was like 18 though. pic.twitter.com/UUvay5W7mC
— Jenna (@jenna_niccole) July 7, 2021
I used to think there was some guy manually operating street lights who was watching traffic go through on some sort of camera and deciding when to go red, yellow, green based on what he saw.
— bmanta (@bmanta25) July 6, 2021
I believed all women were born with microscopic babies inside them that would develop and come out at some random time when she was an adult.
— Rachel Cecilia (@redeemedrachel) July 7, 2021
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