There's no shame in not knowing how to do something properly—life doesn't come with a manual (but it should, dammit). Okay, there might be a little shame in spelling your own name wrong, but look, we're not here to judge. Over on Reddit, people shared the things they learned they had been doing wrong their whole lives. Read on and you just might learn something.
For the longest time I thought 'bass' on the stero was pronounced like 'bass' the fish.
'Crank up the bass on the radio would ya!'
Followed by weird looks.
I write my print capital J's backwards. Nobody pointed it out to me until AFTER I GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL.
It's too late for me to go back. This is my life now.
The knives in your silverware drawer. The ones with the curved, serrated edge for cutting soft meats, veggies etc. Well I used that curved edge to try and spread butter or peanut butter or mayo or jelly on my bread. Then one day, at the age of 60, I realized, the straight edge on the top of the knife worked a whole lot better for spreading. DUH!