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Synonyms for folklore

a body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

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As opposed to a literature of facts they are digressional treatises on ethnography, tangential mini-narratives, folklorish tales of a character verging sometimes on the bizarre, and detailed geographical descriptions of the region in which the next instalment of his narrative will take place.
Slim leather trousers and capes reference a folklorish theme, while perennial winter favourite, fake fur, adds a whiff of old-fashioned Hollywood.
And almost echoing the folklorish theme of the evening, there is a hint of Argentinian tango in the music's context.
With influences from the art and culture of the 1960s and '70s, as well as the current trend to folklorish and Bohemian designs, Retro Beat, Hippy Chick, Bohemian Style and Brilliance add an array of color and drama to Popular themes.
In an age of white-coated, grant-seeking scientists secure in foundations and universities, their Victorian forebears look like folklorish giants.