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Vienna - There is an old Japanese proverb: If you believe everything you read, best not read. The big question is nowadays can you believe anything you read?
Brunvand — His name is Legend
Salt Lake City - We've all heard of urban legends, now meet the man who introduced them to the wide world, the 80 years young Jan Harold Brunvand.
When urban legends come true
It has often been said that the truth is stranger than fiction. This is certainly the case with urban legends that come true.
Horror as Old Bailey murder trial mirrors urban legend
London - The madness that is Britain's youth knife culture was brought home in graphic style to a jury today when they saw a boy's death videoed on his own mobile phone.
Op-Ed: Grievous bodily sex – man gaoled for giving lover herpes
Northampton - A man who gave his girlfriend herpes has ended up in gaol in a new twist to an old story that goes back to the early Twentieth Century.
Op-Ed: Can you trust the BBC? You dog-gone can
Sometimes real life really is stranger than fiction, but though we can all be fooled by shaggy dog stories, deliberate fakery is a different matter, as the “Panorama”/Primark affair demonstrates.
Strange Beast Caught on Film: Is It Chupacabra?
M Dee Dubroff
Is the blood-sucking animal known as Chupacabra a myth or does it run down dirt paths in Texas? You be the judge as you read this startling tale of the real world and the mythical colliding.
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Jan Harold Brunvand with his prize catch. There was a bigger one that got away, or is that another urban legend?
Jan Harold Brunvand with another fine catch, but nowhere near as big as the one that got away.
Jan Harold Brunvand
Jan Harold Brunvand in his element skiing with his wife of more than fifty years, Judy.
Jan Harold Brunvand
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