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How Many Times Do You Think “How Embarrassing”?

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Did you know that you aren’t the only person who gets embarrassed by common things?

On an average, you feel embarrassed four times a day. (For the mathematically challenged: that comes to 1,460 times a year)

So what do people get embarrassed by most? Here are the Top 50 (according to Ladbrokes):

1. Forgetting someone’s name when introducing them
2. Tripping over in public
3. Getting someone’s name wrong
4. Getting food stains/splashes on your top
5. Waving at someone and they don’t see you
6. Getting food stuck in your teeth
7. Thinking someone’s waving at you when they aren’t
8. Being late
9. Forgetting where you parked
10. Burping accidentally
11. Getting lost
12. Having sweat patches
13. Snorting while laughing
14. Flies/ trouser zip being undone
15. Swallowing food the wrong way
16. Talking about someone not knowing they’re in earshot
17. Accidentally texting the wrong person
18. Dropping things in shop/supermarket
19. Someone trying to get in bathroom when you’re using it
20. Stalling your car at traffic lights
21. Running for public transport and it pulling away
22. Being honked at by a car
23. Making an error on the self-checkout
24. Treading in dog muck
25. Wearing odd socks
26. Being ID’d
27. Having bits of food on your face
28. Locking yourself out of the house
29. Getting stuck in clothing while trying it on
30. Getting too drunk at a wedding
31. Forgetting important documents
32. Having lipstick on your teeth
33. Dropping a drink in a pub
34. Treading on someone else’s shoes
35. Accidentally ‘liking’ someone’s Facebook picture you fancy/shouldn’t have looked at
36. Snoring on train
37. Putting clothes on inside out/upside down
38. Walking into lamppost
39. Accidentally calling someone mum/dad
40. Falling off a bike
41. Dribbling while sleeping on train
42. Seeing ink marks on your face
43. Leaving blobs of shaving foam on your face
44. Mum kissing you goodbye in public
45. Getting stuck in revolving doors
46. Accidentally cc’ing someone in an email about them
47. Shared something on social media that was meant to be a private message
48. Socks being tucked into your trousers
49. Accidentally sent a revealing picture to the wrong person
50. Having your towel stolen or taken while showering

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