15 Common Myths That've Been Debunked, But People Still Argue About
Gum does not stay in your digestive system for seven years.
It's no secret that misinformation can spread like wildfire. From rumors whispered in school hallways to viral myths on social media, we are constantly inundated with untruthful and misleading information.
Reddit user u/MelonInACat recently posed the question, "What is a common myth that has been debunked but too many people still believe?" The thread quickly filled with thousands of responses, many of which left my head spinning. Here are some of the most common myths that people continue to swear by:
What's a common debunked myth you're sick of hearing? Drop it in the comments below!
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