When puppies lick your face, it's not because they love you.
Salmonella isnt named after the fish. Its named after the pathologist who discovered it, Dr. Daniel E. Salmon.
When puppies lick your face, its not because they love you. They are instinctively looking for food scraps.
Lucille Ball wasn't a natural redhead. Originally, she was a brunette.
Despite what you might think, drivers kill more deer than hunters.
"Baby-cut" carrots arent baby carrots. Theyre actually full-sized ones peeled and polished down to size. (Incidentally, about 25 percent of Californias fresh carrot crop is turned into "babies.")
St. Patrick wasnt Irishhe was Welsh.
Crickets do not chirp by rubbing their legs together. They rub their wings.
Romaine lettuce didnt originate in Rome. It got its start on the Greek island of Cos.
The Liberty Bell wasnt made in the United States. It was made in London in 1752. Another fallacy related to the bellit wasnt named for the colonists, but rather, for slaves seeking their freedom. (It wasnt named the Liberty Bell until the 1830s.)
It is a common misconception that Florence Nightingale spent her life doing nursingshe didnt. In truth, she spent only performed nursing duties for about three years.
Quaaludes werent originally always used as a mood leveler. They were originally developed to fight malaria.
Eskimos do not now, nor have they in the past, lived in igloos. Generally, igloos are used only in cases of emergency.
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