People Are Sharing Some Of The Strangest Things They Believed As Kids

When I was younger, I used to believe that dragonflies were huge—like, I’m talking “bigger than a dog” huge. It’s because once when I was super young, I found one on the porch and my baby brain was so afraid of it that it dramatically exaggerated the dragonfly’s size. But for the longest time, I didn’t know that’s what was going on. I just thought that every once in a while, you’d stumble across one that was giant.

As a kid, you’re easily influenced and you don’t know things about the world, so it’s fun to reflect.

Let’s Hope He Makes It To 99

Tweet: If someone at my house told a joke that was all adult everyone would get it but my and no one would explain it to me. My parents said,
Photo Credit: Twitter / @j_smithcameron
Photo Credit: Twitter / @j_smithcameron

Imagine if this were true and you didn’t get to understand dirty jokes until you were 99? What would the world be like? Certainly a less funny place in some ways.