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Classic Sayings That Are Kind Of Wrong

Maybe we need to modernize our list of idioms, because a lot of them seem to be wishful thinking. Between the many contradictory sayings, the ones that can't stand to scrutiny, and the ones that are flat-out wrong, it seems like we're ready for an update. Some popular sayings are just kind of BS. And for others, the full versions of those classic sayings totally change their meaning.

common idioms and sayings that are untrue | Smile-Fearless 2 days ago edited 1 day ago 4 4 More "If don't succeed first time, try try again had fourth grade teacher COMPLETELY against this saying. Her reasoning if doing wrong? Then just continue do wrong until give up out frustration. So, she preferred say "Keep trying different ways until get right".
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PETA Released a List of Animal-Friendly Idioms To Avoid 'Speciesism' And Twitter Replies

"Feed two birds with one scone"-  PETA has a list of updated idioms to "remove speciesism from your daily conversations." and people on twitter has a lot to say about it. 

PETA on twitter goes a bit cringeworthy with their demands that people talk differently
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