The Greatest “Facts” That Were Eventually Debunked As Myths

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Ok… everything your about to read you’ve probably heard before. And you have probably gone your whole life believing they are true. But, believe me, everything your about to read is a myth! These are the most famous “facts” that in reality aren’t true at all.

GEORGE WASHINGTON ADMITTED TO CHOPPING DOWN A CHERRY TREE

We’ve all heard this story. A young George Washington, after cutting down a cherry tree, admitted as much to his father because he “can not tell a lie.” The story was made up and included in a biography written by a man named Parson Weems to make Washington appear more trustworthy.

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