Urban legends are primarily expressions of our fears, and one of the things we fear the most is being embarrassed. And, as this collection of legends demonstrates, we can be embarrassed in a bountiful variety of ways.

Fake Phone Embarrassment Businessman trying to impress others is embarrassingly caught talking into a fake phone.
Fake Phone Embarrassment
Groom Test 'Dear Abby' letter details an unusual posed to a young man by his fiancée's parents.
Groom Test