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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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Quick Tumblr Post On Common American Sayings

Every now and again the brilliant minds of Tumblr actually nail it. In this case, we have a quick and hilariously accurate post about common American sayings, and the actual meanings of those sayings. There's a whole lot more chaos bubbling under the surface of an "it goes" than some folks might realize. 

A quick and funny Tumblr post about common American sayings | themightyglamazon ACCURATE one--all-plus-ultra If they say they're peachy means they're tired existence drneverland If they say "Living dream means "please kill hate my job so, so much."
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Popular Sayings That Are Kinda BS

A lot of us use popular sayings just to make ourselves feel better in times of crisis, and some people use these to justify their jerk behavior. Some of them are metaphors that aren't even literally correct. Our knowledge of a lot of popular sayings is so flawed, we don't even know there's a second half, as shown by this tumblr thread on the full versions of sayings.

popular sayings that are wrong | Timmibal More Customer is Always Right Because half s missing full truism is Customer is Always Right matters taste Guy wants pint half baileys, half orange juice? He's paying. Lady wants wear raw turkey as hat do love doesn't mean is Kyle and Karen get free reign treat people like shit because they happen be handing over money at some stage interaction.
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