Origin of folk tale
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By the time Cooper first hears Britton’s story as a Harvard undergrad in the early 2010s, she writes, it has become almost a folk tale about how powerful institutions protect powerful men who do horrible things.One Good Thing: A true crime book about the problems with true crime books|Emily VanDerWerff|July 14, 2021|Vox
A guide, using myths and folk tales, to help women reconnect with their instinctual nature.
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.
The twang we hear as emblematic of white country music is actually the direct descendant of black folk music banjo.
Phonetic, made-up lyrics are another venerable tradition of folk music, and “pa-rum-pa-pa-pum” is iconic of the genre.
The folk memory of medieval community life had been wiped out by the industrial revolution.
There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
But he was ignorant of that part of the horrid tale; and the Duke, in a milder voice, bade him rise.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton