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Myth #2005
08/21/02 01:59 PM
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There's an old saying, credited to the Old West writer Ned Buntline: "If the myth conflicts with the reality, print the myth."
He is also credited with making Bill Cody and other Old West characters famous.
http://www.xphomestation.com/nbuntline.html



Re: Myth #2006
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If the myth conflicts with the reality, print the myth.

Are you saying that Wyatt Earp and the other famous Old West gunmen weren't really famous? That it's just a myth that they were famous?


Re: Myth #2007
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Dear Faldage: the truth is that those gunfighters mythed as often as they hit their targets.


Re: Myth #2008
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If not moretho.


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