Creepypasta #1192: Kids Say the Weirdest Things
Allison had earned herself a reputation of telling various fanatical tall-tales. “Jimmy fell off of the tallest building in the world!” or “The librarian has a magical dimensional key” or even “Sarah got swallowed up by a giant turtle at the front of the school!”
Most adults would simply smile and shrug off her nonsensical ramblings. Some would become mildly irritated at having their time wasted and shoo Allie away. Of course a few adults had rationalized that there was always a hidden truth to Allison’s words, but in the frenzied mind of a toddler, certain things just became muddled.
For example, Jimmy hadn’t truly fallen off of ‘the tallest building in the world’, he had simply fallen off of the plastic tower at the playground, which to a child may very well have been the tallest building in the world.
And of course the librarian didn’t actually have a 'magical dimensional key’, just a boring old key card and scanner.
But Sarah? That one was a head-scratcher.
It wasn’t until Sarah didn’t show up to school for a week, that the connection was made:
From a distance, and in the mind of an oblivious toddler, a black sedan car looked an awful lot like a giant black turtle.