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September 10, 2016

Dearies, which of these lies did your parents tell you?

Dearies, which of these lies did your parents tell you?

This interesting piece was copied (yeah, shamelessly copied. *covers face*) from someone’s Facebook wall.

Read and tell us which of them your parents told you while growing up:

*You must not eat from a cooking pot else your complexion would be as dark as charcoal.
* If a child crosses over a pregnant woman’s stretched out legs, she’ll birth a baby that has the child’s bad characters.
* If you sit on the mortar, your butt will swell.
* Singing to a flying egret would make your nails have white dots.
*It’s forbidden to look in the mirror at night else you’ll see demons or evil spirits.
*If you beat a boy with a broom, his joystick would shrink. Most men still avoid being beaten by a broom till date for fear of having a shrunk joystick.
*Sleeping with legs on the wall means you are a witch. Being caught in this position by anyone means you have gone to attend a witchcraft meeting.
*You shouldn’t walk backwards because it’s only ghosts that do.
*If you eat the eye of a fish, you will become a dullard. Most Nigerians still detest eating it till date.
* Whistling at night invites snakes into the house. Children were also warned to avoid blowing whistle at night for same reason.
* If it’s sunny and raining at the same time then a lion is giving birth.
*When a child looses a milk tooth, it’s to be tossed on a roof with seven stones else it would never grow back. 

Can you related to any of these, dearies? You can add your own as well.

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