Sometimes it is just that simple

Remember before the Internet and Snopes.com, how we would tell each other stories and simply believe them because they were plausible, but not necessarily prove-able?  It was a lot like a giant version of the “telephone game” we used to play in elementary school.  Each time the story passed through one set of ears, brains and lips it would change just a little.  So, by the time the story got to you, it was probably well evolved from the original.  The best part is, you didn’t care.  The story being told was the story you heard, and that was good enough. […]