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Urban Legends and Folklore: Academia
College and high school urban legends - tall tales from the halls of academe.
What Is an Urban Legend? - Question and Answer - Urban Legends
Though it's become synonymous in common parlance with "false belief," academic folklorists reserve the term "urban legend" (aka "contemporary legend") for a ...
Urban Legends
THE starting place for exploring urban legends and folklore on the Web: Internet hoaxes, rumors, myths, fallacies, urban legends and urban myths debunked.
Urban Legends and Folklore: College
The year the urban legend came back... with a vengeance. Kidney Thieves at the ... On the academic advantages of having a suicidal roommate... The Trained ...
Flunk Me If You Can - An Urban Legend
In his mid-eighties volume of urban legends, The Mexican Pet, Jan Harold ... in overcrowded classrooms, a sense of powerlessness in the face of academic ...
Urban Legends FAQ: What is an urban myth?
In casual parlance, "urban myth" is synonymous with "urban legend," though academic folklorists tend to prefer the latter term because a myth, strictly defined,  ...
The Flat Tire - An Urban Legend
The Top 25 Urban Legends This Week ... What Exactly IS an Urban Legend? ... More Topics · Academia - College and High School Urban Legends; The Flat ...
The Teacher and Little Teddy Stoddard - Urban Legends
... About Shampoo. See More About. academic urban legends · inspirational stories ... Description: Inspirational story / Urban legend. Circulating since: 1997
Urban Legend - Definition and Examples
Definition of urban legend - An apocryphal, secondhand story told as true and just plausible enough to be believed, about some horrific, embarrassing, ironic, ...
What Exactly ARE Urban Legends? - About.com
In common parlance, "urban myth" and "urban legend" are synonymous. Academic folklorists tend to eschew the term "urban myth," however, because a myth, ...
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