apocryphal : Definition, Usages, News and More

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uh po kruh fuhl

  • s  being of questionable authenticity
  • a  of or belonging to the Apocrypha

  • Probably because the origins of the story is in folklore some people think that the the story is apocryphal.
  • The apocryphal fountain of youth may not exist, but there are ways we can learn to live longer and better lives.
  • The media quoting a archeologist said the story of the medieval tomb was apocryphal.
News & Articles

  • Analyzing The Murdoch Divorce: Why Wendi May Not Go Quietly
    Hong Kong gossip has it that the first time Wendi Deng met her future husband Rupert Murdoch, she accidentally-on-purpose spilled red wine on his trousers. Recounted by the Australian journalist Eric Ellis, the story is probably apocryphal, but it still captures something important: she is the sort of person other people like to tell stories about – and the more outrageous the better.
    June 16, 2013 - Forbes
  • The Coolest Urban Legends in College Football History
    Most individuals probably have a slightly different opinion on what exactly an urban legend is, but one thing is certain: Urban legends have been around college football for well over 100 years and there are plenty to speak of. According to About.com , "an urban legend is an apocryphal, secondhand story, alleged to be true and just plausible enough to be believed, about some horrific ...
    June 13, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Meryl Streep in Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
    During promotional rounds for the film Streep said: "I think that's apocryphal. I don't think it's true. She came to a charity benefit screening in the US, which was very graceful of her considering it is based on a book about her." "The...
  • Pascal Lamy in Business Day
    Lamy told delegates: "Let me tell you a little secret I learnt since I took office as director-general: there is an apocryphal and funny secretariat guide to the language of trade negotiators in the old GATT (General Agreement on Trade and...
  • Nnamdi Asomugha in San Francisco Chronicle
    I heard all the apocryphal stories during the offseason of what was going on so I wanted to put everything to rest and just show up,Asomugha said.

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