By now you should know that we at Cracked have trouble swallowing the information that's been passed down to us throughout the years. That's why we asked our readers to take some of the most reputed facts that we like to share with each other and debunk them.

The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Entry by AugustusDoom

CRACKEDCO COM You don't have to take flak every time you refer to Frankenstein's creation as simply FRANKENSTEIN. In the Novel the creature has not I

Entry by Jmacattack

Did you hear about the ridiculous, greedy woman who spilled hot coffee on herself and sued McDonald's for millions? The media conveniently left out th

Entry by CaptainEpix

Contrary to popular belief, handling a baby bird won't make its parents reject it due to the smell of human. Most birds can barely smell. ...but it's

Entry by Avisia

'Jihad'does not mean Holy War' It is a deliberate mistranslation. Jihad is actually a variation on the word 'struggle' S:T 3 6 e 15f: 1 LOnai JISHIS 3

Entry by jenpeters

AS we all know, Columbus discovered America in 1492. (discovered= found 500 years after Leif Eriksson, America= Caribbean) Mistakenly thinking

Entry by AlexD.

A.D. stands for Anno Domini, not After Death, as many think. Anno Domini is part of a larger phrase in Latin that translates to In the year of the

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