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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

Unfortunately, not every person is able to stay settled in one home their entire lives. Some people are constantly moving around.

Be it for a job, or as a lifestyle choice, the reasoning is never fully uniform. But it does cause a lot of stress, and it can be really helpful to have some guiding principles set up everywhere.

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For anybody who's worked at least a few months in the food service industry, that adage that "the customer is always right" can be a total tease.

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As much as adults regularly hammer home the importance of honesty with their children, parents are responsible for a significant amount of white lies and bent truth.

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Remember Theranos? It was a breakthrough technology company that claimed to have devised blood tests that required very tiny amounts of blood. The hype was real: In 2015, Theranos received a $9 billion valuation and its CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, seemed prime to become a household name. Shortly afterward, she was exposed as a fraud; her trial (on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud) has been postponed several times as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

After Redditor LineofDeath asked the online community, "What was supposed to be the next big thing but totally flopped?" people reminded us how you should never fall for the hype.

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