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a traditional story or tale that has no proven factual basis

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

any fictitious idea accepted as part of an ideology by an uncritical group; a received idea

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a traditional story accepted as history

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We are very proud and grateful to receive this recognition for Mi World(TM) PCS," says Myth Innovations President, Jim Luckett.
MYTH 4: Three out of four people believe freezing water in a plastic bottle then drinking from it can cause cancer.
Thus, myth has a fine line to tread: it cannot be so persuasive and seductive as to be accepted uncritically by the person lacking knowledge, but it cannot convey nonsense either.
Myth 4: Lung cancer is a male, working-class disease Lung cancer can affect anyone and there has been a big increase in the number of women affected.
For example in symbols of Shahnameh a Scythian hero could have been reached to eternality in myth without mentioning in history and this symbol is Rustam.
When it came to knowing whether four common Medicare myths were true or false, boomers didn't do so well--
Scheerer was also named Editor in Chief of 'Horrotica' Magazine, as well as Dark Myth Publications.
Vatican II can be seen as an inspired effort toward repristination of the Christian myth as embodied in church structures.
Or will the belief in the myth be enough to make our dreams come true?
Megi Cara, age 10, of Southfields school said: "We've enjoyed working with the Belgrade Theatre and today we're performing our myth to show the other schools.
His latest book, Evolution, Creationism, and Other Modern Myths, offers a third way of thinking that "examines the rich verbal traditions handed down from non-Western culture over thousands of years, which speak of worlds prior to the one we now inhabit.
Chapter 1 argues that the myth of Pocahontas, which tells the story of Pocahontas' love of a white man, her self-sacrifice, marriage, and conversion, underwrites early and late seventeenth-century dramatic portrayals of colonialism, including plays in which the myth of Pocahontas is only implied.
Once they were elevated, they lost whatever small relationship to history and myth they may have had.