Common Misconceptions Everyone Believes Are True

Twinkies last for decades, Eskimos have dozens of words for snow, Frankenstein is the name of the monster in the homonymous book. We have all heard something that sounded so true we took it as fact when in reality it was just a misconception repeated so often that no one thought to double-check. These are some of the most common fake facts out there.

Twinkies have a shelf life of decades.

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This is a very common “fact” that everyone has heard before. However, Twinkies actually have a shelf life of approximately 45 days. This means that they usually remain on a store shelf for just 7 to 10 days.