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Death comes to us all - and we all cheat it at some point. I fell out of a stroller on a mall escatator once. Almost drowned in the ocean. Had 5 surgeries over a year. I just wish I'd had that special NDE...

Aiden_Tindale asked Redditors who've seen the brink: What was your near-death experience?

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If everyone had to work in food service, the world would be an entirely different place. If ya think your servers aren't judging you for your attitude or your weird order, think again. Pro tip: order from the menu, be nice, and remember that you aren't the only people who matter. Oh, and if you aren't going to tip? Stay home.

nickus782 asked servers of Reddit: Waiters/Waitresses, what's one thing you judge your table for ordering?

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We're all self-conscious about something, and it doesn't help when our faults get thrown in our faces. You don't want doctors hinting that something is "weird down there," nor do you want someone to tell you you're balding. WE KNOW.

Snyd777 asked Reddit: What is something that someone has said to you, that made you self-conscious ever since?

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People ask for strange things, like which pet food is good for humans, or repeated requests to pop a cyst on someone's back. Whatever the case, this thread has some of the strangest requests, and as a bonus, OP digs deeper into the stories.

doggylove69 asked Reddit: What's the weirdest request you've been asked?

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Everyone makes mistakes. Some are really dumb, like asking a car wash to Armor All your brand new seats, or failing to make sure there was no power running through copper wires before they get cut.

amco3008 asked Redditors: What's the biggest f*ck-up you have witnessed?

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Cognates are words that can be used interchangeably between languages. But what about the opposite; words or phrases that have no English translation?

yosemite78atreddit asked ployglots of Reddit: What is your favourite foreign language phrase/word that doesn't exist in English?

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