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#2005 - 08/21/02 01:59 PM Myth  
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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



#2006 - 08/21/02 02:03 PM Re: Myth  
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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?


#2007 - 08/21/02 03:56 PM Re: Myth  
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Dear Faldage: the truth is that those gunfighters mythed as often as they hit their targets.


#2008 - 08/21/02 07:40 PM Re: Myth  
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If not moretho.


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