Funny things we were told as kids... and believed!

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  1. Nikkinoonoo

    Nikkinoonoo Mummy to a gorgeous girl

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    Well I'm sure we have all been told funny things by grown ups when we were kids that we truely believed. It's only now we wonder why. What's yours?

    My mum told me that the pimples you get on your tongue were infact "lie pimples" and you got them whenever you told a fib.

    I was also told that if I dried my belly button after my bath and 'screwed' it the wrong way when drying my bum would fall off.
     
  2. Pyrrhic

    Pyrrhic Well-Known Member

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    *If you told a lie your tongue would turn balck

    *If you made a face and the wind changed it would stick like that

    *If I kept being a bossy boots I'd turn into a pair of wellies.

    *If you pick your nose your finger will get stuck

    :blush: I was a gullible kid.
     
  3. Linzi

    Linzi Prodest mummy ever

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    My mum told me if you didn't stand sensibly on escalators then they would eat you.

    Im still not so good with them these days :|

    xxx
     
  4. Tilly

    Tilly Guest

    lmao Linzi thats classic.

    That if I took too long on the loo, the toilet monster would get me

    The wind will make my face stay that way

    My mum was just "looking after the presents for Santa" lol
     
  5. princess_bump

    princess_bump Happy Wife & Mumma!

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    not really mine but my granddad (who's now 88yrs) told my mum when she was little a bad scar on his arm was where he was shot with a bow and arrow, she believed him for years and even wrote about it at school :)
    My mum also told me she used to date Richard gear, i believed that too :blush:
     
  6. todteach

    todteach Dreams can come true

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    When I misbehaved my mom told me she would sell me to the gypsies..... A little girl joined my class in grade 2. Informed us that her parents were gypsies...........i never spoke to her. Boy was I scared, these must be the people that mom is going to sell me to. :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  7. babezone

    babezone Well-Known Member

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    i used to belive the face changing in the wind one lol....and my oh mate dad told him that wen he went to school they cudnt afford shoed so he wud paint his feet black lmao and oh m8 belived him lol x
     
  8. Vickie

    Vickie Hannah & Rhys <3

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  9. mer01

    mer01 Waiting for brain scan

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    my grandad once told me that cooling towers were full of lemonade, only found out it was a big fat LIE when i mentioned it to my ex when i was 16 lol
    :blush: he [email protected]@ed himself :rofl::dohh:
     
  10. Mamafy

    Mamafy Mum to 5 & Angel Mum to 4

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  11. alice&bump

    alice&bump mummy to katie

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    lol my mum was always told to be scared of the gypsies curse. she's still scared now and paid some gypsy woman whoknocked on the door 20odd quid for a shitty tablecloth that she has to pass down the family cos she was so scared!!

    a mate's dad believed til he was about 16 that storks delivered babies - all his brothers and sisters were adopted, so there was no being pregnant or anythin!!
     
  12. x_Rainbow_x

    x_Rainbow_x Well-Known Member

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    my sister told me if you put your feet on the plug hole it will suck you down.. i refused 2 empty a bath untill i was 14!!

    she also used 2 chase me with a hoover pipe and tell me she would suck me up...

    me like a idiot believed her
     
  13. polo_princess

    polo_princess ♥ Brookes Mummy ♥

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    I was sooooo gullible as a child i believed anything ..

    "If you dont wash behind your ears, potatoes will grow"

    "If you dont eat your crusts on your bread your hair wont go curly"

    "Peas are actually turtle poops" (I wouldnt eat peas until i was about 14!!)

    "If you swallow chewing gum your insides will stick together"

    I just noticed pretty much all of mine are food related in some way, no wonder i was such a fussy eater as a child, my mum brought it all on herself :rofl::rofl:
     
  14. cupcake

    cupcake Mommy of a gorgeous boy!

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    dont ever go to sleep with wet hair or your face will go funny ( dont know where this one came from..)
    if u swim in the pool just after u eat you could drown ( well there may be some truth to this..)
    if you sit too close to the tv your eyes will go square ( right...)
    drinking sugar soda in the morning is very bad for you ( lol its bad for you all the time!)
     
  15. Uvlollypop

    Uvlollypop finally a mum

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    if the ice cream man plays his tune it means hes run out!
     
  16. Reedy

    Reedy Outnumbered x

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    My dad told me & my sister that when he was a kid he lived in a shoe box & before that a paper bag :rofl: & we believed him :blush:
     
  17. Serene123

    Serene123 Guest

    Crusts make your hair curley, and having curley hair when I was younger, I never ate crusts. Just starting to eat them again now!!

    I still can't take the plug out in the bath when I'm in there incase I get sucked down.. :dohh: :rofl:

    Wind will blow and face wll stay like that.

    If you don't go to sleep the boogey man will get you! :rofl: Didn't sleep without the light on untill I was 15!!
     
  18. Uvlollypop

    Uvlollypop finally a mum

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    i got told the plug thing too and even now get out before i take the plug
    out:dohh:

    parents aye do their best to mentally scar us!
     
  19. mummy2four

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    I tell that to my 7 yr old now about the ice cream man may av something to do with the fact he comes round 4 times a day and he wants one evry time :rofl:

    My mum use to tell me that if you mess with egg shell you will get warts to this day im still weary of egg shells and ask DH to peel em :rofl:
     
  20. charveyron

    charveyron Expecting our 4th-A GIRL!

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    if you picked your nose your eyeballs would fall out!!!
     

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