15 Hilarious Things People Actually Believed as Kids

We asked you, and you answered: Enjoy some of the funniest, most bizarre things you believed were true when you were little.

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01-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that if I ate a watermelon seed, a watermelon would grow in my stomach. –Michelle Bradbury
02-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that people in the past lived in a black and white world because old pictures were only black and white. I even asked my mom how she had a favorite color when she was little, since the only colors to choose from were black and white. –Marianne Baring
03-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that if I played with my belly button I would pop open. I thought that is where we were sewn together. –Cherith Kintigh

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04-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that asparagus was made from dinosaurs. The green color of the dinosaur I often saw in a TV commercial and the color of my mom’s asparagus casserole all jumbled together. -LaVerne Cash
05-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that all teachers lived at school. I thought they slept in the classrooms and never went to the bathroom, EVER! –Nadia Cavagliere
06-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that school buses ate the little kids that got on them every morning. I always saw them get picked up, but was never there when they got dropped off. –Patricia Greig King

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07-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that the clouds floating away were actually the earth rotating. –Uma Devanalli
08-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that when my Dad played the stereo the people singing lived inside of it. I was always curious where they slept, went to the bathroom, and ate. I wanted to pry the speaker open to look inside, but I knew that would get me in a lot of trouble. –Melissa Yingst
09-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that lightning came from the flash of a huge camera in the sky. So, every time I saw lighting I would smile really big. –Jiem Jayno

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10-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that white cows made white milk and brown cows made chocolate milk. –Stacy Viskocil Stroud
11-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that all dogs were males and all cats were females. I have no idea where I got that idea. –Mercy Langille
12-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that if the ice cream truck was playing music, it meant that it was out of ice cream. Thanks, Mom. –Rebecca Ahlgrim

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13-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that if I went too high on the swing, I would poke a hole in the sky with my feet. –Sylvia Aldrich
14-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that the moon was made of cheese. –Roger Illies
15-Ridiculous-Things-People-Believed-As-ChildrenNicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, iStock I believed that if I ate a lot of carrots I would be able to see in the dark. –Saria Hansen

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