Wednesday, September 14, 2016

What were you taught in school that you later learned was completely untrue?

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Our gym teacher told us your body temperature increases by 40 degrees when you run. When we pointed out you go to the hospital w a fever over 103, she told us it was different, and to stop acting smug.

You can't take a bigger number away from a smaller number.

That my "Permanent Record" was actually permanent.

Cracking your knuckles will give you arthritis

People would offer me free drugs.

Men and women have a different number of ribs

The sun is half star, half planet

It's illegal to sell yoyos at yard sales

You only use 10% of your brain.

10 comments:

bagoh20 said...

Teachers have the answers.

AllenS said...

One good thing about being a C, C- student, was that I didn't listen that often.

Lem said...

I heard one teacher in Massachusetts say that in Winter the optimal thermostat setting was 62 degrees.

I never found out one way or the other.

Evi L. Bloggerlady said...

Hillary Clinton tells the truth.

Evi L. Bloggerlady said...

Oh wait, I never got that told to me at school. It was the media that said that.

Trooper York said...

That other cultures and other ways of doing things are just as good and just as valid as the way you do things.

How has that worked out for us?

Methadras said...

You need a college degree to succeed.

ndspinelli said...

Crime doesn't pay.

Evi L. Bloggerlady said...

What about masturbation will make you go blind?

Lem said...

Or that you should never go swimming after having a meal.