Ah, childhood! When everything is terrifying and you have no control over what happens to you. No wonder people are nostalgic about it! It is pretty exciting to be figuring out the world, asking questions, exploring, coming back with findings—even if your conclusions about the universe are completely wrong.
Author Jennifer Wright was reflecting on her own childhood and the things she never quite got. There were some embarrassing misconceptions about clowns that made sense at the time, but looking back are kind of silly. She was still willing to share those ideas with her followers, and asked, what was their weird thing?