Just because you learned it in school doesn't mean it's true
With the amount of research and technological advancement in the last 20 or 30 years, it makes sense that some of the things we learned in school are outdated by now. That said, some of the things these people were taught as children are downright ridiculous. Check out what these Redditors learned from some ignorant or old fashioned adults who eventually got owned.
Am a writer, can confirm
“You can’t start a proper sentence with ‘because.'”
I get why they initially teach students that, though. It’s hard to explain how to do it correctly until you’re learning about dependent clauses. (WhimsyUU)
The future is here
That no computer would ever beat the best chess players of the world.
That walking robots where just sciense fiction, and would remain so, cause walking is so complicated. (hans-and)
Someone’s a little salty
That if I did well in school, that meant I’d do well in life. Adults basically made it sound like all I needed to do was get excellent grades and a good life would magically be handed to me on a silver platter. (PianoManGidley)