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Folklore Bookshelf (Project Gutenberg), Folklore Portal (Wikipedia)
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Snopes: Urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation, Lost Legends (Snopes), Old Wives’ Tales (Snopes)
folklore : an often unsupported notion, story, or saying that is widely circulated — Webster
myth : a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon — Webster
legend : a story coming down from the past; especially : one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable — Webster
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