This is one of the most well known sayings. It basically says stick and stones will hurt me, while words won't. This couldn't be further from the truth. If someone says something bad about you, it generally hurts pretty bad. As someone who values words, if someone has something nasty to say to me, I can get pretty torn up about it. The reason why I wanted to make this blog post is to point out these two fallacies. One being that popular sayings don't always tell the truth. Two being that words are powerful and hurt. So the point is to be careful when you are around other people that you are cautious with your words so you don't say anything that comes off hurtful because words are powerful.
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