Some old sayings are very fun to say.

But besides being nice things to have in your back pocket when your sister pops out a kid and you have to bring the goods as a wise, funny uncle, they run the risk of leading everyone totally astray.


But some are certainly bigger lies than others. Let's hear the worst of the worst.

u/mrman08 asked, "What common phrase is complete bullsh*t?"

Still Waitin'

When you are looking for a job: "We will contact you"

u/Peace_And_Love_8

Automated Phone Robots Do Not Value My Calls

"Your call is important to us"

u/aj28_2k4

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UNBlessed are the Meek

"Good things happen to good people" I know plenty of amazing good people and they just get fu**ed by life daily. And i know a lot of shi**y people who are living a great life.

u/podfather2000

False Promises. Killer Rhyme, Though

I before E except after C

u/IMissCuppas

There is No Secret Agenda

'Kids that bully you are just jealous.' No, they're often not. They truly think you're ugly and/or weird.

u/DiscoPino

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Still Waitin'

If it's meant for you, destiny will make its way for you. Hell no, destiny will not work with your lazy a**

u/_ifrit

Gives Me More Confidence About Only Having Coffee Before Noon

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Kelloggs invented that to sell more cereal.

u/OMEGANINJA0247

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Yeah I Barely Ever Interact With Painful Stones

"Stick and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me"

I have been more mentally damaged by words collectively than by sticks and stones. And I'm a clumsy climber.

u/MaraudersMegs

That's All You'll Do

"Ill think about it"

u/kostya1617

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Certainly Gets Ya Halfway There

"Money can't by happiness."

It buys peace of mind, security, and contentment. Studies show that total wealth correlates to lower stress, less anxiety, and higher over all satisfaction with one's lot in life.

u/Rosssauced

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Life is complicated. It's messy. Few, if any things, go according to plan. On top of that, sometimes the way we handle our relationships or our obligations might not be the most healthy one.

You live, you learn... or so the saying goes.

People shared their stories after Redditor ryanblumenow asked the online community,

"What did you learn at great personal cost?"
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it's like being branded. "I survived high school because of this!!"

The past is never really past, is it? What did you see?

Redditor HelloProxima wanted to go back and visit the teenage years, by asking:

"What is the most f**ked up thing that happened in your high school?"
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Believe it or not, there was a time before delivery services. You can very easily just call the restaurant you want and place the order directly. It's pretty easy–and you and the restaurant get to avoid the middle man.

But delivery services have become so ubiquitous over the years that many of us just put up with it. They're legitimate services but honestly, when you see the final price tag, how could you not feel like you've been totally scammed?

People shared their thoughts after Redditor AnnFaulskabek asked the online community,

"What is a legitimate product / service that still feels like a scam?"
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When you really think about it, childhood is actually just rife with trauma.

The things we see as children, are things we are never going to escape. And nobody fully prepares you for it.

Every child born should be assigned a therapist along with a pediatrician.

Life is going to bombard us with memories we'll never unsee, because the actions of humans are random and as a child we're forced to watch.

The mark is left. So let's hear about some trauma.

Redditor Banjoman653 wanted to hear from everybody willing to share some childhood tales, by asking:

"What’s a really f**ked up thing you’ve witnessed as a kid but didn’t realise it was until you were older?"
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