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Phrase describing a popular belief that is held and promoted but which is not actually true.

False information that has not yet made the transition to Old Wives Tale.
Examples of Common Nonsense:

1. Corporal punishment improves behavior.
2. If you don't wear a hat you'll catch a cold.
3. Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11.
4. If you shave something the hair grows back thicker.
5. Your hair and nails keep growing after you die.
6. The world used to be a safer place.
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Common nonsense is every member of society's basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things in a nonsensical way that is shared by, thus common to, nearly everyone and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without need for debate.
Because "aspartame," the chemical used to sweeten most chewing gums, is made from laboratory-created bacteria shit, chewing gum, as popular as it is, and as cool as some younger people think it is, is a manifestation and an infestation of common nonsense in the nation.
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Common nonsense is every member of society's basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things in a nonsensical way that is shared by, thus common to, nearly everyone and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without need for debate.
Because "aspartame," the chemical used to sweeten most chewing gums, is made from laboratory-created bacteria shit, chewing gum, as popular as it is, and as cool as some younger people think it is, is a manifestation and an infestation of common nonsense in the nation.
by Spot Tricks October 21, 2017
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