According to a survey by the British Nutrition Foundation, nearly one in five primary school children believe that fish fingers come from chicken, and nearly a third of them believe that cheese comes from plants. Yet children having silly thoughts is fairly common.
In fact, there’s a whole website devoted towards collating “childhood beliefs.” Here are some of the best.
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