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9 Mind-Blowing Statistics That Will Make You Feel Smart

Cue: jaw drop, times infinity. Apparently loads of people are a little out of touch.

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2. ___% of people believe "HTML" is a sexually transmitted disease.

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"We have some bad news: your HTML has advanced to XML. White space will now be preserved on your page."

4. ___% of people believe social media tags that use the “#” sign are called hash browns.

5. ___% of people believe "software" is another name for comfortable clothing.

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Guess this means skinny jeans are hardware and athletic clothes are firmware.

The above statistics, while gathered from actual survey research, are not necessarily representative of the entire U.S. population — but 18+ humans somewhere actually believe these things. (Srsly.)