Senior Features Writer
You’re never old enough to completely dismiss something your parents say. At least not without giving it a second thought. But they sure told us a lot of crazy things that were a little hard to believe even when we were kids. Some of these are hilarious, others will surely make you cringe. Here is a list of lies you believed as kids that will make no sense to you today!
By that logic, the insides of our stomach would have been a rajma forest by now.
No mom, only sitting in the sun will do that to you!
And while you’re at it, make yourself a cup of tea with Twinings English Breakfast Tea (Rs 270)
We heard this in school, we heard this at University, we heard this when we started working. Dear masti, where art thou?
They’re healthy, but mostly not yummy. Okay? Okay.
You know what’s our version of yummy veggies? This bag of Lays wafers (Rs 65)
We all would have been living with tilted lips and squinty eyes then.
Sure! They are damaging their bodies in some way, but they’re not ‘bad’ people.
Heard of Oprah Winfrey? In academics as well as in her professional life, she was demoted multiple times before becoming the queen of her own media empire. So, girls, let nothing dampen that spirit of yours because there is light at the end of every tunnel!
It makes you healthy but mom, dad - growing tall only depends on genetics, right?
But it certainly keeps your bones in place when you’re 50 plus so might as well order Nestle Nourish Toned Milk (Rs 375)
When it’s only 7 AM! *rolling eyes*
Hey crow, are you liking it up there, playing with our video games?
Speaking of video games, have you tried the Mitashi Gaming Console yet? (Rs 945)
What it actually means: “Don’t even think about it!”
*Lying on the bed crying*
Parents are omniscient. They know it all!
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