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  • n  a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
  • n  a trivial lie

  • Like the 51-cm relic itself first mentioned in the Gospel of John the tale of the Holy Lance, or Spear of Destiny, has been embellished over the ages.
  • Bliss to triumph to tragedy to triumph again a classic tale; I should have begun this story with the words Once upon a time.
  • Fairy-tale parodies are safe rebellions, spoofing formulas and feel-good endings while still providing the ride into the sunset that pays the bills.
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    ?10 JUN 2013 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is looking to be a charming game from 505 Games. Don't have IGN Prime? Join Today! Get access to these videos:
    June 10, 2013 - IGN Guides
  • Tale of a Champion wins Whittingham Handicap
    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Tale of a Champion beat favored All Squared Away by a length to win the $200,250 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday for the biggest victory of his career.
    June 9, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Tale of a Champion springs upset Whittingham
    Kretz Racing's Tale of a Champion overtook pacesetter Lucky Primo in the stretch and kicked clear from 6-5 favorite All Squared Away to register the upset in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,250 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap.
    June 8, 2013 - ESPN

  • Bill Clinton in USA Today
    Clinton's campaign had launched sharp attacks: On Monday, former president Bill Clinton called Obama's claim that he consistently opposed the Iraq war "the biggest fairy tale I've ever seen."
  • Leona Helmsley in Guardian Unlimited
    When her husband died in 1997 at age 87, Helmsley said in a statement: "My fairy tale is over. I lived a magical life with Harry."
  • James Stewart in United Press International
    Not only did you murder your victim by cutting his throat and stabbing him but you cut him up, cooked him and ate part of him,Stewart said. "Before this case I had associated cannibalism with eras long gone, with the tale of Robinson...

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