Has a watermelon ever sprouted from your stomach because you swallowed a seed and water at the same time? Has your face ever been whipped into a permanently goofy face because the wind changed before you had a chance to return to a normal expression? No?
Well, chances are your parents lied. But the good news is, you're not alone. People on Twitter are sharing a new hashtag #LiesYourParentsToldYou with, you got it, lies their parents told them. And it's actually quite funny.
First up is @ladykd with a classic lie, one that proves the lies seem to be universal amongst parents:
This one still hurts to think about. Also, the 'maybe' or 'I'll see' response:
Parents: "We'll think about it"
Me: "Thank you" *wanders off under the impression that my deepest desires are being carefully and consideratly weighed
Funny how five minutes seemed to be much shorter when it was you asking to stay up with your cousins:
*at relative's house*June 20, 2019
Swap 'hockey' with Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh! and it's pretty spot on:
Those hockey cards aren't going to be worth anything when you get older #LiesYourParentsToldYou— Tom Puckett (@TomPuckettWBEN) June 19, 2019
So apparently people are only realising this now after reading the following tweet. Not us. Obviously we knew... Ahem...
What are some of the lies your parents told you? Let us know in the comments!