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Bird, S. E. (1996). "CJ's Revenge: Media, Folklore and the Cultural Construction of AIDS." Critical Studies in Mass Communication. V13, #1, pgs. 44-58.

Brunvand, J. H. (1990). "The case of the Choking Doberman." Reader's Digest. V137, #821 pgs 129-132.

Danzer, G. A., and Neiman, M. (1992) Excerpt from Tuning-In, a Curriculum Development Project. "Folkloristics." Social Studies. V83, #4, pg. 183.

Davis, A. A. (1990). "Narrative Reactions to Brutal Murders: A Case Study." Western Folklore. V49, #1.

Dundes, A. and Pagter, C. R. (1996). Sometimes the dragon wins. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press.

Dundes, A. and Pagter, C. R. (1987). When You're Up to Your Ass in Alligators. Detroit: Wayne State University.

Dundes, A. and Pagter, C. R. (1974). Work Hard and You Shall Be Rewarded. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Ellis, B. (1990). "Introduction." Western Folklore. V49, #1, pgs. 1-7.

Hewstone, M., Stroebe, W., & Stephenson, G. M. (1996). Introduction to Social Psychology. Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers Sanoff, A. P. (1986). "How a tale becomes an `urban legend.'" US News and World Report. V101, #12, pg. 82.

Victor, J. (1990). "Satanic Cult Rumors as Contemporary Legend." Western Folklore. V49, #1, pgs. 51-81.

Wolkomir, R. (1992). "If those cobras don't get you, the alligators will." Smithsonian, V23, #8, pgs. 166-177.


URLs cited as references

Chain letters

http://www.liszt.com/news/alt/folklore/

http://www.dgl.com/docs/antispam.html

http://www.mobiusweb.com/~mobius/Roadmap/map09.html

http://www.geocities.com/Paris/4947/chainlet.html ttp://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/CIACChainLetters.html

Others

http://urbanlegends.miningco.com/library/weekly/aa032598.htm

Link to the Kidney Thief story

The "Good Times" virus

Craig Shergold Guiness Book record

The Neiman-Marcus cookie myth

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