folklore : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture

  • You more or less know the Este Lauder story because it's a chapter from the book of American business folklore.
  • Full of facts and folklore, it makes those night skies a whole lot friendlier.
  • He wants them to know that in its 176-year history, the church has never endorsed a presidential candidate and that much of the folklore surrounding its beliefs just isn't true.
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  • Des O Connor in BBC News
    Speaking of his time on Countdown, O'Connor said: "It's been wonderful hosting a programme which is part of TV folklore. I've made a lot of new friends. Carol Vorderman has been a joy...... it's been a giggle since day one. But I miss the thrill of...
  • Kevin Rudd in
    Special purpose payments (SPP) are part of the deep structure, folklore and mysticism of Commonwealth-State relations,Mr Rudd said. "If you have worked in these areas before, as I have, they are a source of frustration at multiple levels...
  • Tony Kelly in
    Both the lands and waters of Lennox are recognised worldwide as a breeding ground for surfing legends and folklore,Mr Kelly said. "We want to make sure those waters are protected for surfers for the future."

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