I did not know that having my overhead light on in my car was not illegal until I was 28yrs old and was pulled over in Arkansas. When the hick officer asked me if I knew why he had pulled me over I told him it was because I had my overhead light on and he laughed and said "That is an old momma's tale son. You were doing 85 in a 70." For fucking YEARS my mom and my grandparents told me that having the overhead light on while driving was illegal. It wasn't until I was pulled over and mentioned it that I knew better.
Luckily I was respectful enough and made him laugh so I was able to get off with a warning once I told him I was just trying to get back to Texas after a trip.
For me it was the opposite; as a child I thought the stories of the Bible were made up.
In high school I got really deep into history, eventually becoming a history teacher/professor. It was through my love of history and archeology that I realized that a good portion of the Bible, especially the New Testament, can be proven to be historically accurate.
im actually not doing it now as a adult because i didnt like the felling and the amount of gum i eat all the time to keep my mouth fresh
i instead have taken my mothers advice and spit instead of swallowing
omg i was terrified to eat when going swimming. my dad would always say i'd cramp up so i imagined myself jumping in the pool and curling up into a ball and dropping to the bottom of the pool and dying
I lived over in Korea for a while, and I want to tell you how strange it was to hear intelligent, kind, thoughtful people I knew say that they believed this myth is true.
Maybe they mention this in the video, but it's likely that this myth was started as a way for families to avoid publicizing the true cause of someone's death: alcohol poisoning. Pretty believable origin, if you ask me.