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2015-01-15 23:03:18

Story Cove adds Anansi and Turtle Go to Dinner reading resources on website. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 Story Cove LLC is pleased to announce

2015-01-14 08:24:59

Helps parents reduce kids' fear of tooth loss and encourage dental health. NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From the age of about 5 to 12, children lose twenty baby teeth.

2014-12-29 08:22:30

Albanian native Miss Liri tells the story of her devastating love life in America - and the lessons to be learned. BALTIMORE, Dec.

2014-12-23 23:00:48

The event features crafts, gifts and a visit from Santa Claus. League City, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 Christmas came early for Devereux Texas, which

2014-12-23 12:20:50

Up, up, and away NORTH POLE, Canada, Dec.

2014-12-23 08:25:35

THE NORTH POLE, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What treats and snacks will Mrs. Claus pack for Santa's big trip this Christmas Eve? Santa Claus has a long night ahead of him, and Mrs.

2014-12-22 08:31:32

Real time visualization shows bustle of activity heading into Santa's busiest night of the year CHELMSFORD, Mass., Dec.

2014-12-21 23:00:51

Khanna Vision Institute is pleased to announce that Dr.Khanna

2014-12-18 23:10:33

Sphere of Influence, Inc., is pleased to announce that LMK App will be available between now and Dec.

2014-12-18 16:23:51

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiron Publications is offering an in-depth look at fairy tales and how they enrich and inform our lives.


Latest Folklore Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Mapinguari
2014-04-22 13:41:18

Mapinguari The mapinguari or mapinguary is an ape-like cryptid said to inhabit the Amazon rainforests of Brazil and Bolivia. It is also known as the Isnashi. Several attempts to find physical evidence that the creature exists have been conducted. Samples have been gathered, but when analyzed it was found to be from known animals and some of the castings of tracks were inconclusive. Native folklore has described the creature as having only one eye, long claws, backward feet, a...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.