It’s the coolest, most popular weapon and/or tool ever invented. Every hero worth their salt has one. We’re sure you can name at least five epic blades off the top of your head. And yet, pervasive as swords are in popular culture, we barely know anything about them. Oh yes, we think we know a lot -- but much of that is wrong. That’s what happens when you get your facts from movies, traveling bards, or websites that aren’t Cracked.

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