Life is a learning process, which means occasionally we realise something that perhaps should have been obvious a long time ago.
That much became apparent when Reddit user NewfounderTC asked the website’s members: “What’s a ‘fact’ you thought was true for years but later found out was false?”
Here are eight of the best things people thought were true for a while – do any of these ring a bell?
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