Pop Culture Things Everybody Remembers Wrong

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You probably think your memory is like a camera, taking perfect little snapshots and videos that you can call up at any time and view. It turns out it's more like a drunken uncle who perpetually gets things wrong, but doubles down rather than admitting it makes mistakes.

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Pop Culture Things Everybody Remembers Wrong

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EINSTEIN DIDN'T WIN THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR WHAT YOU THINK. sIN uVir Xtxc'y 5-7x-8 X b Einstein was a smart guy, which is why he won a Nobel Prize for tha

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SHERLOCK HOLMES NEVER SAID ELEMENTARY MY DEAR WATSON It's probably the World's Second Greatest (after Batman, of course) Detective's most famous lin

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FREEWAY LINES AREN'T THE LENGTH YOU THINK. How long would you say the white lines that separate lanes on the freeway typically are? A couple feet? Tha

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MICKEY MOUse HAS, AND HAS ALWAYS HAD, A TAIL. Many insist that Mickey Mouse has no tail, and presumably stuffs it down those red shorts with the extra

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WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH ? WAS NEVER IN JERRY SEINFELD'S STANDUP ACT. Keen observers of observational comedy may know that while Jerry Seinfeld built a

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Pop Culture Things Everybody Remembers Wrong

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THERE WAS NEVER A SERIES OF BOOKS CALLED THE BERENSTEIN BEARS. in The Berenstain Bears Kindness Counts weitten by Jan &, MIke Berenatein The Berenstei

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RICKY NEVER TOLD LUCY YOU GOT SOME 'SPLAININ TO DO Desi Arnaz as Ricky Ricardo telling his wife Lucy You got some 'splainin to do! is one of the m

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THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS JIFFY PEANUT BUTTER. liffy liffy iffy jiffy Jiff liffy lify ify liffy y liffy Remember when mom would make you PBJs with the

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TONY THE TIGER'S NOSE IS BLUE, NOT BLACK. elloggs 8.001 FROSTED IFLAKES CRBREATI occzes MIN D NGIWTA4OZ.LR7 OZ Why in God's name would you paint a ti

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DARTH VADER NEVER SAID LUKE, I AM YOUR FATHER Of all the notable quotables from the 473 and counting Star Wars movies, Luke, I am your father was