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11-15-2012, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Buck Aki Berg View Post
Canadian kids get told "Well you know what Wayne Gretzky said...."

American kids get told "Well you know what Michael Jordan said...."

Multiple tellings of the same story, with details changed to suit the audience, is a hallmark of urban legendry.
They used to say that about young Nicola Tesla and Albert Einstein - and a few others.

Some urban legends are closer to reality than others.

(I heard this, from Mario Lemieux)

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