10 Everyday Sayings That Lack Common Sense And Logic

There are so many phrases and proverbs that many people throw out nonchalantly, but don’t really take the time to think about the meaning behind them. There are sayings like “Fight fire with fire,” which people say quite often, but when it is thought about, it becomes obvious how incredibly unsafe that is. The following list is a compilation of phrases that are common today, and a debunking of the logic behind them. It goes to show how important it is to check what it is that is being said before actually saying it!

“The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword”

While this means that words can cause more harm than a sword, try bringing a pen to a sword fight and see who wins.

“There’s No Such Thing As A Free Lunch”

What does this even mean? Sometimes a person does get a free lunch, be it on a date, or out for a business meeting, or with their parents.