Humor

The urban legend and the joke are often separated by a fine line. The very same tale can be either one, with the only distinction being whether it is related as a true story or an obvious bit of fictional humor. We present here for your enjoyment legends with a humorous bent that also circulate widely as jokes, and other assorted bits of amusing netlore.

Does Scotland Give Its National Snow Plow Fleet Funny Names? Not to worry, "Spready Mercury" is hard at work, keeping Scotland's roads clear.
    True
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Did ‘Hugh Mann’ Write an Article Debunking Alien Theories? Jokes can feel alien to some.
    Mostly False
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Is Coca-Cola Selling Helium Soda? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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Is Disneyland Abandoning California, Moving to Texas? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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Did Federal Troops Tear-Gas the Yankees? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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Did Trump Cut Meals on Wheels Because the Elderly ‘Just Die Anyway’? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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Is This an Antifa Credit Card? An ANTIFAmily credit card is a joke with no actual connection to the Antifa movement.
    Labeled Satire
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Is ProtestJobs.com a Real Service for Hiring Protesters? "Most in the FAKE NEWS media will claim there's no such thing as a paid...
    False
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Was This Letter Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in Quarantine? Apparently all jokes need disclaimers.
    False
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No, This Is Not a Phone Number for Tracking Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payments The IRS has not announced if Americans will be able to track the status of...
    False
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Was Tom Hanks Given a Wilson Volleyball in Coronavirus Quarantine? Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson truly did announce they had tested positive for the new...
    False
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Are Canadian Snowplows Using Skittles to Maintain Roads? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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