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This has been a fabulous diversion, but now I really do need to get back to work:
Does anyone here do cross stitching? Fancy holding my hand a bit while I fumble head first into it?
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Is there a word for "common mistruths casually told to kids by basically everything, that are trivially falsified by direct observation"?
Numbingly obviously wrong things like "The moon comes out at night and goes away during the day", which is just casually depicted as fact in everything for kids and babies, from picture books to written descriptions of day/night cycles.
I keep seeing stuff like this, the Moon-as-night-sun one is only the first one I can recall offhand.
For 100 years, the version of Dracula that was being sold in the Icelandic language was actually an entirely new piece of fanfiction written by the translator. And apparently it's really fucking good, so it has recently been translated back into English as "Powers of Darkness: The Lost Version of Dracula"
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