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    What's Something You Were Taught...

    ... in elementary/middle/high school that you know is complete bull now? What a hilarious read.

    What's something you were taught in elementary/middle/high school that you today know is complete ********? : AskReddit

    Three of mine:
    1) Pluto is a planet... such a sad day when that changed.
    2) YOU WILL USE CURSIVE ALL THE TIME WHEN YOU ARE OLDER!!! NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
    3) Anything math related, like 'You can't take the square root of a negative number' and 'Anything divided by zero is zero'... ugh...

    What about you guys?


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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    You hit the nail on the head with #2.

    Haven't written cursive (except for my signature) since sometime in high school.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    You CAN in fact "triple stamp a double stamp".


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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    When learning to drive, my Dad told me if I ever used my left foot to brake, he would cut it off. I still have my left foot, but have never used it to brake.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloner29 View Post
    When learning to drive, my Dad told me if I ever used my left foot to brake, he would cut it off. I still have my left foot, but have never used it to brake.
    So for all you know... this could be true?



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    perfect 90 degree turns in driver's ed, They are not needed.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Quote Originally Posted by BCforISU View Post
    perfect 90 degree turns in driver's ed, They are not needed.

    lol. How about "10 and 2! 10 and 2!"?

    More like 6:30 and cheeseburger.


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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    lol. How about "10 and 2! 10 and 2!"?

    More like 6:30 and cheeseburger.
    I think hands at phone and cheeseburger, knee at 6:30 is much closer.


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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    To eat everything on my lunch tray no matter what.
    It was like forcing food you hated down your throat.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    To eat everything on my lunch tray no matter what.
    It was like forcing food you hated down your throat.
    Yeah, but most of America did this and look at all the fat people now!



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Yeah, but most of America did this and look at all the fat people now!
    Yeah that's why I think it was wrong and school lunches in the 80s and 90s were 50% crap.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Earth will run out of crude oil before you graduate from high school.

    Within 25 years you'll be using nothing but the metric system.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    All the metric conversions in middle school didn't really help.



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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    The DARE program... what a joke.


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    Re: What's Something You Were Taught...

    Quote Originally Posted by isufan View Post
    All the metric conversions in middle school didn't really help.
    My kids are working with this now.
    I made them do a ton of English conversions first, then metric......
    They are so ****** that we don't use the metric because it's so easy to work with

    It's sad really. How many countries don't use the metric system?? 2, maybe 3? Time to step up America!



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