25 Common Misconceptions That Really Need To Be Cleared Up

Remember when your mother told you to come inside from the freezing weather when you were younger for fear of catching a cold? Welp — turns out that being in the cold does not in fact give you a cold! Huh, who would’ve thunk.

People like to believe some crazy f*cking things, and for many, it’s just easier to believe what we are told rather than making our own informed decisions. Americuh! But of course, this leads to many common misconceptions about celebrities, our taxes, our health, and our everyday lives.

Like, maybe you met Bill Murray on the street and asked him for his autograph, but he told you to f*ck off. Now, you may think that Bill Murray is a raging d*ck, but maybe — just maybe — you caught him on a bad day. Even Bill gets upset when given soy milk instead of almond milk in his latte. Celebs — THEY’RE JUST LIKE US. Common misconception #462359: if a celeb treats you like sh*t because you think they owe you (an annoying stranger) something, it does not, in fact, mean that they are rude in general. I’m going to go ahead and assume that Justin Bieber really IS a douche, though.

These are 25 common misconceptions that you should definitely take note of:






Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.