1."In fifth grade, we were told teachers in middle school and high school won’t even look at your work if it’s not in cursive."
2."Keep a stiff upper lip."
3."A girl should play hard to get."
4.“You can’t use the calculator because what are you going to do when you’re an adult? Walk around everywhere you go with a calculator?” —u/bilgerat78
5."Don't talk to strangers on the internet."
6."You shouldn’t live with someone before you marry them."
7."Wait until after 11 p.m. to make a long-distance phone call."
8."To get a job, just walk in with a good attitude and a printed copy of your résumé, and don't forget the follow-up phone call!"
9."Playing games on computers isn't gonna get you a job."
10."I remember my teachers telling me, 'Don't study these new trendy subjects at university like media, video editing, tech, etc. You should focus on traditional subjects like literature, history,' and so on."
11."Stay loyal to the company you work for; your loyalty will help you get better pay/title/benefits."
12."Blood is thicker than water, which is outdated because the toxic version was used a lot to justify supporting toxic family members."
13."Don't bother learning to type. You'll only end up being a secretary!"
14."Keeping your hand position while driving 10 and 2. Modern-day airbags have now made this the wrong and dangerous."
15."When people say, 'Just be patient and love will find a way' — [that] was said in a time when people were outside a lot more. Nowadays someone can go to work and go home and sit at their computer every day for years without ever being even close to finding someone."
16."Take off your Band-Aid during the night for deeper cuts and wounds so your wound 'dries out' for faster healing."
17."I was given a What to Expect When You’re Expecting book printed in the early/mid-'70s."
18."Just work hard and you'll be rich."
19."Only use the internet after 6 p.m. because it's free then."
20.And finally, "Keep your friends close; keep your enemies closer."
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