I heard a great story the other day about a guy with a bloody hook for a hand - but then, when I retold it to my kids at bedtime my Au Pair informed me that it was just a silly Urban Legend. What does she mean by that?

merged by RegDwigнt Dec 12 '11 at 21:03

This question was merged with What is the origin of the term “Urban Legend”? because it is an exact duplicate of that question.