The car that can be bought cheaply because it smells of the corpse that decayed in it.
The girl whose take-away chicken was delicious until she bit into something soft and furry.
The motorist who drove a hitch-hiker home only to discover later that it was the ghost of someone who had died years ago.
The lady who put the pet cat in the microwave to dry; the cat exploded!
Many such plausible nasty stories are told in pubs, offices and at parties. Not all are strictly true; rather they are examples of 'contemporary legends'. The horrid themes of these nasty legends include revenge, embarrassing incidents, the dangers of modern technology, contaminated food, motoring accidents, and