40 Myths (That've Been Around Forever) We All Believe


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.

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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 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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