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In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com last week, here's what you missed:

1. 6 Pieces of Folksy Wisdom That Are Actually True, by M. Asher Cantrell
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2. 10 Language Mistakes Kids Make That Are Really Pretty Smart, by Arika Okrent
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3. 10 Things You Might Not Know About Atari, by D.B. Grady
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4. 8 Television Characters Who Were Supposed to Die … But Didn’t, by Mark Juddery
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5. 5 Moments in Sauce History That Changed The Way We Eat, by Michelle Said
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6. 25 Wonderful Words and Phrases We Learned in 2012, by Jason English
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7. 17 Amazingly Geeky Wedding Cakes, by Jill Harness
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8. 13 Patents Designed to Build a Better Mustache, by Erin McCarthy
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9. 5 TV Stars Who Badmouthed Their Own Shows, by Kara Kovalchik
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10. 45 Everyday Words That Mean Something Different to WWII Navy Veterans, by Matt Soniak
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11. How Did 6 Feet Become the Standard Grave Depth?, by Matt Soniak
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12. 10 Horrible Things We Do to Teddy Bears, by Miss Cellania

December 1, 2012 - 7:01pm
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