We've walked on the moon, we've eradicated polio and we've invented the iPhone, and even still, many of us still seem to believe silly myths such as "gum takes seven years to pass through the digestive system." Despite our evolution as a society, many of us still take old wives' tales as gospel, regardless of how absurd they should sound to an otherwise rational person. Fortunately, the Internet provides an abundance of resources dispelling such rubbish, so there's no excuse for this stuff to continue being passed down from generation to generation. These 10 have seemingly been around forever, and need to bite the dust sometime soon.
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Story by Katina Solomon