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14 Things People Thought Were Normal Growing Up, But Later Found Out Were Strange

"I grew up in the country and firmly believed that ice cream trucks were myths that only existed on TV shows."

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us something they thought was normal growing up, but later found out was strange. Here are the results…

1. Bananas

2. Herrera

3. The Christmas Fairy

4. Eeerie wig

5. Leaking phone

6. Microwave storage

7. Ice cream trucks

8. Spider traps

9. The car light

10. Apple cores

11. Drunk santa

12. Potty training

13. Gonculator

14. Dads don't eat

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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