How to use Urban legend in a sentence
Heard the urban legend about the man who got his wee wee stuck in--- you get the picture.
It is rumored that the mother of the baby saw the cover and forced the publisher to recall the games, but it's possible that this is just an urban legend.
The most common urban legend of all is the story of the vanishing hitchhiker.
One of the first groups to investigate this paranormal sighting was local paranormal group G.H.O.U.L.I., which stands for Ghost Haunts of Oklahoma & Urban Legend Investigations.
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And finally, the fact that different versions of the story have it taking place in hundreds of locations around the U.S. make it very clear that this is yet another hoaxed urban legend.
An urban legend (or myth) is an apocryphal story that is spread by the retelling from one person to another person.
Another popular urban legend comes from more recent times.
It is an interesting urban legend to study because it's rooted in historical events.
The story of Mary is a tale told now as an urban legend - happening to a friend of a friend driving along an unnamed dark road near an unnamed cemetery.Advertisement
The next time you hear the story of a friend of a friend who experienced something bizarre, you just might be hearing an urban legend.
Believed to be indigenous to the Americas, particularly Mexico, the Southern US, Puerto Rico and Central and South America, it is unknown whether El Chupacabra is myth, urban legend or reality.
Does that mean that the legendary Chup can be ruled out as merely a myth or urban legend?
Although many experts dispute witness sightings, the modern video recordings and sonar recordings, Nessie remains a popular urban legend and the most documented example of cryptozoology.
This scare tactic propels the email into cyber space where it becomes an urban legend.Advertisement
With so many emails, it's difficult to differentiate between what's real and what's simply the beginning of an Internet modern myth or urban legend.
Another gang initiation urban legend is the infamous bloody baby car seat covered with a blanket and placed on the side of the road to lure female drivers to rescue a non-existent baby and become a victim of the gang.
This is the longest missing child email urban legend having originated sometime in September 2001.
This urban legend hit the Internet in 1994 and was revived in 2006, only this time the candy was Mentos and the soda drink was specifically named as Coca-cola.
This urban legend states that if you look into a mirror in a dark room and repeat Bloody Mary's name 13 times, the evil woman's face will appear in front of you right before she kills you by scratching off your face.Advertisement
The tale of Bloody Mary is quite possibly the single most commonly told urban legend at pre-teen sleepover parties to this day.
One frequently told urban legend was very likely created by parents of teenagers.
One urban legend that started during the 1990s involved the popular candy "pop rocks".
Each issue includes articles on urban legend debunking and exploring the world of the paranormal and unusual.
Many people have wondered if his gripping account of escaping the towers is true or just an urban legend of the type that populates the Internet via email.Advertisement
The urban legend Snopes created claimed that the famous pirate Blackbeard created the nursery rhyme "Sing a Song of Sixpence" as a coded pirate recruitment song.
Durant's own family denies this urban legend as pure myth.
They can be products of classical imagery, urban legend or modern sensibilities.