15 Simple Misunderstandings (That Blew Up, Hard)

Misunderstandings happen all the time. Some however, turn out to be way more catastrophic than that time mom put pickles on your hamburger. We asked our readers to bring us the worst misunderstandings of all time -- winner got $100 ...

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Entry by Juan69

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Entry by jenneke

On July 23, 1983, Air Canada Flight 143 ran ouT of fuel halfway between Montreal and Edmonton and had to perform an emergency landing... because the c

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CRACKEDCON Joseph-Armand Bombardier planned to call his revolutionary new snowmobile the Ski-Dog. However, someone preparing the brochure typed o

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Entry by faustus37

In December 1977, Jimmy Carter confounded the entire country of Poland with a hilariously mistranslatede speech. Among other gaffes, Carter's shaky

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Entry by Edvamp

LOST. IN ITRANSLATTON No entry for heavy THIS IS A STREET SIGN goods vehicles. IN SWANSEA. WALES. Residential site only WHICH REQUIRES ALL OFFICIAL RO

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Entry by drudru

This is Michaelangelo's Moses. He has horns. This is because the artist's Bible, St. Jerome's Latin Vulgate, stated that when Moses came down the moun

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Entry by Spelvin

Vodka-Primed 'Khrusher Irks West Envoys When Soviet premier Khrushchev declared We will bury you! in 1956, it horrified the West, and diplomatic rel

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Entry by JoeLatics

CRACKEDCO COM There was a major scare at Buckinghaml Palace at the start of September when police saw man they didn't recognise walking around in the

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Entry by el186841

CRACKED Natural WHEAT BRAN FIBER Kellogg's Brand 51% % Kellogg's learned a hard FIBER 13 GRAMS cultural lesson in Sweden when it ALL was forced to ren

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Entry by Rutledal

In 2009 a Norwegian man in Copenhagen was hit in the head with a drinking glass. He immediately headed to the emergency room where he explained that h

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Entry by SomerOf84

In early September 1862, as Robert E. Lee led his Army of Virginia into Maryland in the first Confederate invasion of the North, he dispatched handwri

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Entry by bohemian

A SINGLE TYPO IN A SOFTWARE PATCH FOR TELEPHONE NETWORKS (A D INSTEAD OFA 6) CAUSED 12 MILLION PEOPLE NATIONWIDE TO LOSE POWER FOR A WEEK CRACKED.

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Entry by hotrod2001

WHEN IT WAS ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1993 THE MGM GRAND HOTEL FEATURED A MAIN ENTRANCE WHICH GUESTS WOULD WALK THROUGH A LION'S MOUTH... GRAND ...A FEATURE

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CRACKED.COM STARION The Mitsubishi Starion was allegedly meant to be called the Stallion, but something was badly lost in translation. The company al