Tag Archives: Folklore Society

On Tour With The Angels

August-September marks the 100th birthday of ‘the greatest urban legend of the 20th century’ – The Angels of Mons. The inspiring tale of desperate Tommies saved from annihilation by the Kaiser’s troops via the intervention of shining angel warriors – … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Crying Boy

It came from the same tabloid headline factory that produced ‘Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster‘ – and the Curse of the Crying boy continues to live online. I will presenting a paper on this quintessential urban legend at the Folklore … Continue reading

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