Legends

This is a selection of legends from the Urban Legends Reference Pages that I think can inspire interesting or funny stories. If you think I left out one that you really, really, really want for your story, just tell me about it.

Listing 16 results for search category = humor ordered by legend number

# Legend Category Edition Used
61 Terrorist attempting to light the fuse to a bomb hidden in his rectum is foiled by airline personnel. Humor: Iftrue 1 No
62 Pacific Palisades High School placed an unusual message on their school telephone answering system. Humor: Iftrue 1 No
63 Researchers have developed genetically engineered fruit trees that bear meat. Humor: Iftrue 1 No
64 Roto-Rooter men find lots of strange things found in customers' drains. Humor: Iftrue 1 Yes
65 A medical study has determined that working with idiots is 'one of the deadliest forms of stress.' Humor: Iftrue 1 Yes
66 A man comes up with an inventive way to get even with two rude fellows. Humor: Jokes 1 No
67 Thieves mistakenly break into sperm bank and consume 'vanilla pudding' they find there. Humor: Jokes 1 No
68 Naked woman distracts drivers by washing their windshields while her partner robs the car. Humor: Jokes 1 No
202 Microsoft employee tells difficult customer he's "too stupid to own a computer." Humor: Business 2 No
203 Insect-infested house is destroyed when too many "bug bombs" set by owner are ignited. Humor: Follies 2 No
204 Nostradamus predicted that December 2000 would see "the village idiot come forth to be acclaimed the leader in the home of greatest power." Humor: Iftrue 2 No
205 An 83-year-old grandmother beat up six airport security guards. Humor: Iftrue 2 Claimed
206 U.S. Congress considers passage of the "Americans with No Abilities" Act. Humor: Iftrue 2 No
207 Native Americans provide NASA with a cryptic message to take to the moon. Humor: Jokes 2 No
208 Humorous list compiles a collection of howlers gleaned from patients' medical charts. Humor: Lists 2 No
209 Job seeker sends sarcastic employment application to McDonald's and is hired. Humor: Letters 2 No