After Ross McClearly (@strongmisgiving) asked adults what’s the weirdest thing they believed as a child, he got some interesting replies.
I thought that other kids got to keep watching TV shows during the commercials I saw. I seem to recall resenting that.
— Janet O'Keefe (@jtokeefe) September 6, 2018
Used to think "drinking and driving" related to all beverages, not just alcohol.
— Riven (@rivenscythe) September 7, 2018
When I was very small I thought that 'moving house' meant literally moving your house to a different place. I then imagined there must be a secret button somewhere that you pushed to enable this and set about trying to find it.
— This? (@adorn_the_sky) September 6, 2018
I thought that when someone choked a bit and said something had gone down the wrong way that we must have a food tube and a drink tube and I wondered how our bodies knew what to do with chunky vegetable soup
— Ex Bat Hen (@exBatHen) September 6, 2018
When you had the map of the world flat on a wall. I thought that was one side of the planet and would ask "but whats on the other side". This was before I saw a globe.
— Sabriel (@SabrielClayr) September 6, 2018