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23 Things All Pakistani Parents Told Their Kids That Were Lies!!
Source: hum.tv
Published: Sep 1, 2015

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
– Tom Stoppard

Childhood memories are always very special. Apart from the fun, adventures, games and other sweet memories, all of us have many misconceptions about the things around us – thanks Ammi and Baba. Here are the 23 common misconceptions we have all had in our childhood:

1. If you eat the seeds of the fruits, a tree will grow in your tummy

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Source: eonline.com

2. The tooth fairy takes away our old teeth and replaces it with a new one

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Source: fuckyeah-toothfairy.tumblr.com

3. If you have lice and you don’t get your head cleaned soon, they will drown you into the sea

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Source: mafia-fanservices.tumblr.com

4. A fairy/stork brings the baby from heaven and gives it to mommy. That’s how all of us got it here

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Source: thatpoorebaby.com

5.  Genies and magic carpets are real

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Source: thatmagicaldisneyplace.tumblr.com

6. Whatever happens in Disney fairy tales will happen in real life too

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7. The moon follows us everywhere we go

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Source: highlightskids.com

8. When people die, they become stars

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Source: giphy.com

9. If you are bitten by a spider, chances are that you will turn into Spider-man or Spider-woman

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Source: giphy.com

10. The Superman costume can make us fly!

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Source: giphy.com

11. If you drink too much tea, your skin will go darker

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Source: rebloggy.com

12. Eating onions will make your skin lighter

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Source: s1.zetaboards.com

13. When clouds cry, it starts to rain

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Source: s498.photobucket.com

14. Hot weather means the sun is angry

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Source: blog.terischure.com

15. Trees are watching you and can speak to you if you listen closely enough

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Source: giphy.com

16. At sunset, the sun drowns into the sea

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Source: giphy.com

17. If you don’t sleep on time, ‘bhudha baba’ will come and take you away

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Source: wifflegif.com

18. Cold wind is an indication that a ghost is around you

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Source: gifsmile.com

19. If you lie, your tongue goes black

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Source: giphy.com

20. If you waste your food it will turn into a mound of cockroaches and come for you

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Source: giphy.com

21. When you are in trouble, superheros will be there to save the day

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Source: lfb.org

22. The police have a little jail just for kids who don’t listen to their parents…

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23. If you make funny faces, your face will stay that way forever!

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How many of these have you passed on to your kids, nieces or nephews?