Definition of Urban Legend

Posted By: Urban_Legends_Kris

Definition of Urban Legend - 09/13/06 09:29 PM

American Heritage� Dictionary's Description of urban legend is:


An apocryphal story involving incidents of the recent past, often including elements of humor and horror, that spreads quickly and is popularly believed to be true.
Posted By: Urban_Legends_Kris

Definition of "Legend" - 09/17/06 01:34 AM


a) An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.

b) A body or collection of such stories.

c) A romanticized or popularized myth of modern times.
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