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It's easy to misunderstand words if you've only read them. Be honest, how many of us mispronounced 'chameleon' the first seven times you read it before your 2nd grade teacher informed you how it was properly pronounced? A lot. However, what about those phrases and common terms you just know you misheard but feel too embarrassed to say anything?

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Remember all that Y2K hype that computers would crash and kill us all? Well it never happened, but many people prepared for it anyway. Given world events, some of us are ready again.

Kawhidoyoucare asked Y2K survivors: What was the most radical action someone you know did to prepare for the "apocalypse?"

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