Top 15 list of global folklore-related websites (for reference only)

Name Website Introduction
snopes.com snopes.comSnopes:Spooky Events Revealed reveals incredible stories, tricks and urban legends, and debunks or confirms them. Plus, there are 100 seemingly useless, but extraordinary web museums. These include virtual toilet paper museums, old computers, and more.
truthorfiction.com truthorfiction.comAn email reality check for e-rumors, viruses, and internet hoaxes.
hoax-slayer.com hoax-slayer.comInformation about email hoaxes includes weekly newsletter, archives and list of the latest email hoaxes.
urbanlegends.about.com urbanlegends.about.comArticles, links, and an archive of urban and internet folklore.
hoaxes.org hoaxes.orgExtensive collection of history’s most famous hoaxes and April Fool’s pranks. Listed by date and category. Includes bibliographic references.
pantheon.org pantheon.orgThe premier internet encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and religion.
americanfolklore.net americanfolklore.netFolktales, myths, legends, tall tales and ghost stories from each of the 50 states, as well as sections on Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Jesse James.
Uebersetzung.at/twister/ Uebersetzung.at/twister/International collection of tongue twisters with English translations.
rhymes.org.uk rhymes.org.ukNursery rhymes with their history and origins.
surlalunefairytales.com surlalunefairytales.comA portal to the realm of fairy tale and folklore studies featuring annotated fairy tales, illustrations, and a forum.
oaks.nvg.org oaks.nvg.orgExtensive collection of traditional and modern wisdom, tales and lore (in Norwegian and English).).
picturesofwalls.com picturesofwalls.comGallery of pictures of walls with things written on them.
urbanlegendsonline.com urbanlegendsonline.comMyths, rumors, scary stories and hoax emails from real life and the internet.
ilovewerewolves.com ilovewerewolves.comWith origins and myths, an entertainment oriented blog based on fact, fiction, and discussion; film transformation videos.
folklife.si.edu folklife.si.eduFocuses on contemporary grassroots cultures. Festival information, recordings, events, and resources.
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