Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Urban Legends

We have all heard a good story that may or may not be true, but we want to believe it because it is such a good story. We all know that alligators live in the NYC sewers. Except that it is not true. Or the famous "sushi memo" where a paralegal at a NYC law firm was asked to conduct research on the quality of the takeout sushi in the area. This story is listed as "undetermined" since it can not be verified. It has not been declared false because too many in law firms think it possible.

Take a quick break from studying and browse the Urban Legend Reference Pages. It provides the 25 "hottest" urban legends, subject directory and search capabilities. An analysis of the urban legend is given and some of the stories that are true are outrageous and funny. Learn the truth about the "Extraterrestrial Exposure" regulation (no longer in effect).

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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