Lies parents tell their children: A compilation

Now that we are older, we can tune in to some of the more far-fetched lies we were told as children. WSS has compiled some of those below. Disclaimer: younger audiences should not read this article!


Emma Hall

As people grow older, they become more aware of some of the larger lies told them as kids. WSS has compiled some lies people have heard over the years.

Throughout our childhood, we are told fairy tales such as the story of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy. We grow up accepting these and finding a certain amount of joy in believing these fairy tales. Sometimes, though, we are told lies that are so insane that it is difficult to believe we even fell for them. Here are some below: