Funny Things I Believed As A Kid – Throwback Thursday #3


For today’s Throwback Thursday post I wanted to talk about some of the silly stuff I believed as a kid! In particular some of the silly stuff my Dad told me haha…

My Dad is one of the biggest wind-up merchants I know and over the years he’s told me some pretty silly things that I believed at the time… I was talking to him the other day and we were reminiscing about some of these silly things and he said “hey you should tell your blog…” so here we are! Dad, this post is for you!

I’m going to tell you two stories today, there’s probably a lot more silly things that he’s told me and I’ve believed over the years but these are the two we were talking about the other day…

The first is from when I was about 7 or 8, we were on a plane to France and my Dad nudged me and said “Hey did you know they keep a cow on the airplane so the people in first class can have fresh milk?” I remember looking for ages trying to spot the cow on that plane, I was a bit disappointed really!

I’ve never lived that one down, whenever I laugh at something funny my little sisters have said he’ll always chuck that one back at me “at least she doesn’t think there’s a cow on a plane…” I was a really gullible kid, but in a way I’m glad because I can look back now and laugh!

The second story is one he told me when I was about 11 I think. I remember being a bit older than the last story at least, anyway… We were sitting around the table having a family dinner and I was messing with the cork from the bottle of wine and he told me that if you plant the corks they grow into another bottle of wine…  

I believed that for a little while and then I realised how silly it was mainly because my Dad was doing that thing were he’s looking at me trying desperately not to laugh haha…

That part of the story in itself is pretty funny I think but it gets funnier!

A few years ago when I was 18 I was at a house party with my friend Laura (if you’ve been on my blog for a while you’ll know Laura if you’re new she was my best friend and she sadly passed away 4 years ago.) Anyway I was at a house party with Laura and we’d had a few sherbet dib dabs and I told Lau that if you planted corks wine bottles grow she nodded and I assumed the joke had fallen flat and said no more.

Anyway about half an hour later I couldn’t find Lau anywhere… worried I went outside to ring her and there she was in the garden planting corks! I’ll never forget that as long as I live haha she was covered in soil and looked thoroughly disappointed when I told her it wasn’t true haha.

So there you go! Two of the silly things my Dad told me when I was little that I believed… I’m sure there’s lots more of them I’ll talk to Dad and see what else we can remember!

I just wanted to do something silly today, I hope you enjoyed this post! I’d love to hear some of the silly things you believed when you were little! Feel free to share them in the comments below, on Twitter @MissCharlotteEm or on any of my other social media sites which you can find by clicking here! 🙂

Thank you so much for reading!

Have a great day! 😀

Charlotte xo

I’d just like to point out that it was an authorised house party, everyone present was of the legal age and I do not in any way condone underage drinking or unauthorised house parties. 

One thought on “Funny Things I Believed As A Kid – Throwback Thursday #3

  1. I too was told about the wine bottle cork thing when I was a kid! Funny looking back now and seeing the weird things we completely took as truth when we were younger. I’ve just started a blog and was trying to come up with a good idea for a “Throwback Thursday” type post. If you’re interested, my first post went live yesterday at Would really be grateful if you could have a look and give some feedback? It’s quite a small one so no worries if not

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