myth myth  /ˈmɪθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The Myths Stop Here: Pulling the Curtain off Wall Street's House of Glass.

News

  1. Beer Bellies Are a Myth -- We'll Drink to That

    Beer Bellies Are a Myth -- We'll Drink to That
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

  2. Was Michael Penn's 'No Myth' the last great single of the '80s?

    At the end of 1989, Michael Penn released his album March and the single No Myth. While the single did not start ascending up the charts until January of 1990, it still was born in the ‘80s, thus begging the question, "Was No Myth the last great single of the ‘80s?"
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  3. The Competence Myth

    Bill Leff visits with L. Eric Culverson, author of The Competence Myth: Why your technical skills are no longer enough and what you can do about it! …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WGN Radio Chicago

Quotes

  1. "Nothing can prevent us from another day and night...... and the myth of perpetual flight," an Mr Piccard told journalists, noting that the airline had three hours' flight time left when the sun rose.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "This statement debunks the myth that nuclear weapons are necessary for our security. These generals are no pacifists - they are purely practical about Britain's needs and have concluded that we are better off without them," the campaign's...
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Kate Hudson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The myth that surrounds Don Haskins in the movie 'Glory Road' and what he did for black players is better said that he cared like that for all his players. To me that tells me more about the man than anything," Knight said. "There was never...
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Bob Knight Source: Newsweek

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