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The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The worms inside your face
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Urban Legend Awards Announced
It's not what you think it is. The Urban Legend Awards will honor "contributions made by volunteers, local leaders, businesses, churches, partners and community members to the urban AIDS response in Swaziland." Maybe the term "urban legend" doesn't mean the same thing in Swaziland that it means in the US and UK. [Swazi Observer]
Categories: Urban Legends
Posted by The Curator on Fri Jul 03, 2009
Comments (2)
Well, no reason that an Urban Legends group couldn't honor community members for their efforts. It would be like a Piano Tuner's Club granting a prominent athlete a plaque, but there's no reason they couldn't do it..
Posted by Robin Bobcat  in  Californian Wierdo  on  Fri Jul 03, 2009  at  02:58 PM
I took it to mean that these people are legends (i.e. inspirational folk) who've benefited the urban areas.
Posted by Renquist  in  Glasgow, Scotland  on  Sun Jul 05, 2009  at  09:01 PM
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