You might have been using these your whole life but it's time rethink them
How many times has someone used a commonly used phrase that makes absolutely no sense when it comes down to logic? For example, can you really not teach an old dog new tricks? People have been using these age old phrases to explain lots of things throughout the course of history, and it’s high time we established which ones are actually factual. See which phrases actually ring true and which ones are just completely off base.
Lightening never strikes twice in the same place
“Lightening never strikes twice in the same place.” Sure it does, especially if it’s the highest spot In the area. In fact, people with lightening rods on their roof are pretty much counting on it. (randemeyes)
I’m sweating like a pig
“I’m sweating like a pig” pigs literally do not sweat. (yumpu)
If you ignore them, they’ll stop
“If you walk away from them (typically referring to those who cause you problems/bullies), they’ll stop bothering you” (FrickenDaChicken)