Learning how the world works is a long process. Some might even say lifelong.
Kids are at the very beginning of that process, so it's no surprise that they have a few gaps in their knowledge.
People on Reddit are sharing the dumbest things they thought were true as kids, and boy, will it take you back to the days when you thought ice cream grew on trees, or whatever.
That the Lucky Charms leprechaun was inside my TV and someday I would break the TV and we would run away together and he would give me unlimited gold and wishes. - y0r0bin
When I was about 6 years old I thought that shortly before giving birth a mom ate baby clothes so the baby wouldn't come out naked because that's embarrassing - 1000mousefarts
When I was a little kid I thought we still had slavery. My parents took me to an Underground Railroad museum but I must've missed the part about it ending because after that I got away from my mom at a grocery store and tried to tell a black dude that I knew how he could be free lol. - QFanon