The eraser part of an eraser pen was made of pig's wee the boy who leant back on his chair, cracked his head and died; and the two jelly aliens who made babies if you stuck them together.
Childhood was full of pretty gnarly rumours. Thankfully, Twitter's here to remind us all of them.
"Cotton candy is made from the hair of old women"June 11, 2015
If you eat any fruit with it's seed, it's tree
If you eat an apple pip an apple tree will grow inside of you— British Logic (@BritishLogic) June 11, 2015
If you stick two of these aliens together then they'll have babies pic.twitter.com/e9BVoAmiGf— Primary School Probs (@PrimarySklProbs) June 11, 2015
"Getting a college degree guarantees a lifetime of success."June 11, 2015
Sitting close to the TV will cause blindness. Lies. #WorstChildhoodRumors— candice (@candeeeland) June 11, 2015
It hurts them more than it hurts us.June 11, 2015
Swallow chewing gum and it will be stuck in your stomach for 7 years. #WorstChildhoodRumors— Kay (@BabyUkay) June 11, 2015
#WorstChildhoodRumors Your mom and dad had you because they loved each other very much.— Nick Parker (@NickParkerOne) June 11, 2015
No one will hire you if you have tattoos & piercings. #WorstChildhoodRumors— Book Babe (@TheBooknista) June 11, 2015
You can't swim directly after you eat or you will drown.June 11, 2015
#WorstChildhoodRumors More early teens than childhood, but the fruit pastille/genital wart one. Almost as sickening as misspelling rumour.— Niall. (@NiallBaxter) June 11, 2015
#WorstChildhoodRumors if someone jumps over your head you will stop growing.— zaynforever♥ (@tcshira) June 11, 2015