These Things Were Considered Normal but Are Now Ridiculous

Lettuce: The Greeks believed that lettuce was a sad and depressing food that would sap one’s youth and kill one, because of its connections with an old Greek myth. The belief was that one of Aphrodite’s lovers, Adonis, was killed on a lettuce field and Aphrodite forever cursed lettuce as a result. Currently lettuce is considered a very healthy vegetable and is featured in salads, sandwiches and multitudes of food.

Throughout human history many changes have been made to what we consider acceptable. These 5 things are some of the most ludicrous beliefs that people used to have but have now been debunked.