1. Trade Bait : snopes.com •••
Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days later.
  ...Claim: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was publicly ordered to berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days later....
  ...Abrams, a major league outfielder in the 1950s who started out with the Brooklyn Dodgers, travelled the same career arc as many an unfortunate baseball...
  ...bottom of the ninth inning of the last game of the 1950 season, a contest Brooklyn had to win in order to force a playoff for the pennant. (They didn't.)...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:12:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/abrams.asp

2. 1960s Dodgers : snopes.com •••
How often did the Los Angeles Dodgers of the 1960s win 1-0 games?
  ...the premier team in baseball's National League, just as their forebears in Brooklyn had been in the years between the end of World War II and the team's...
  ...California (1946-57). Shed of most of the stars from their glory days in Brooklyn, and ensconced in Dodger Stadium, a brand-new ballpark that favored...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/dodgers.asp

3. Bloomberg Refused Second Slice of Pizza at Local Restaurant : snopes.com •••
Was New York mayor Michael Bloomberg denied a second slice of pizza at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn?
  ...in Brooklyn. Example: [Collected via e-mail, May 2013] Was Mayor Bloomberg really refused a second piece of pizza at a pizzeria in Brooklyn?...
  ...an Italian eatery in Brooklyn: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was denied a second slice of pizza today at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn. The owners...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:23:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/bloombergpizza.asp

4. UFOs Over Haiti : snopes.com •••
Video clip shows UFOs over Haiti.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:16:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/odd/haitiufos.asp

5. Tropical Fantasy Renders Blacks Sterile : snopes.com •••
Does Tropical Fantasy contain a secret ingredient that will render blacks sterile?
  ...Origins: Tropical Fantasy was brought onto the market in September 1990 by Brooklyn Bottling, a small family-owned soft drink manufacturer established in...
  ...Brooklyn Bottling's early attempts to fight the rumor were unsuccessful. Consumers were not swayed by the information that the same ridiculous slander...
  ...also submitted to the FDA for testing, and the results were made public. Brooklyn Bottling employees were sent into affected areas to distribute ''truth...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:13:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/racial/business/tropical.asp

6. Stephen Wiltshire : snopes.com •••
An autistic artist drew a rendering of the New York skyline from memory after a 20-minute helicopter ride?
  ...The unbelievably intricate picture was drawn at Brooklyn's prestigious Pratt Institute from Stephen's memory, with details of every building sketched in...
  ...Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. "I always memorize by helicopter," he said, pausing from detailing the corners of a street on the Brooklyn side of the...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:16:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/arts/wiltshire.asp

7. Christopher John Mineo, Jr : snopes.com •••
Christopher John Mineo, Jr. - missing child or Internet hoax?
  ...5 year old son named Christopher John Mineo jr, Knick name C.J. I am from brooklyn N.Y. He has been missing since november of 98. If anyone anywhere...
  ...never took a report for a missing person named Christopher John Mineo in Brooklyn (or any other borough), nor was anyone by that name ever listed in its...
  ...5 year old son named Christopher John Mineo jr, Knick name C.J. I am from brooklyn N.Y. He has been missing since november of 98. If anyone anywhere...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:55:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/missing/mineo.asp

8. DKNY : snopes.com •••
DKNY used a New York street photographer's pictures without permission?
  ...should donate $100,000 on my behalf to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. That donation would sure help a lot of deserving kids go to summer camp....
  ...by donating $100,000 on his behalf to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. DKNY subsequently posted a statement on its Facebook page on 25 February...
  ...making a charitable donation of $25,000 to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn in Mr. Stanton's name. Brandon Stanton responded to DKNY's apology by...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:02:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/dkny.asp

9. Sept 11 Funds Help Terrorists Rumor : snopes.com •••
Are funds from the September 11 Fund being used to help defend suspected terrorists?
  ...is assisting in the legal defense of eight terror suspects now detained in Brooklyn, N.Y. That's like the Heart Association donating to the Society of...
  ...in the Special Housing Unit of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. The WJS article did indeed say "[New York's] Legal Aid [Society] represents...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:10:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/legalaid.asp

10. Dallas Schoolboy Predicts September 11 Attacks : snopes.com •••
Did a Dallas schoolboy predict the September 11 terrorist attacks on America?
  ...A similar incident involving a schoolchild was reported in Brooklyn, New York: In Brooklyn, a high school freshman who recently immigrated from Pakistan...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:10:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/predict2.asp

11. Cheating Husband Billboard : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his infidelities on a billboard.
  ...Your [soon-to-be-ex] Wife, Emily.") popped up not only in New York, but in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago as well. Some sharp-eyed readers noticed...
  ...thanks to camera phone pictures: the billboard was identical to others in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Chicago. Someone else discovered that Emily was...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:20:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/revenge/emily.asp

12. John Kerry's Service Record : snopes.com •••
Were John Kerry's Vietnam War service medals earned under 'fishy' circumstances?
  ...F. Schlech, Jr. with the Military Sea Transportation Service based in Brooklyn, New York. Kerry served with Admiral Schlech until the end of 1969, when...
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... What the Truck? Video shows an unexplained 'large weird truck convoy' in ... FALSE:...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:23:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/service.asp

13. New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola : snopes.com •••
A doctor in New York City tested positive for Ebola.
  ...was infected with Ebola, it emerged that he traveled from Manhattan to Brooklyn on the subway on Wednesday night, when he went to a bowling alley, and...
  ...be used to trace his movements, and he had traveled on the A train to Brooklyn on 22 October 2014. Last updated: 23 October 2014 Feedback...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:44:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/ebolanyc.asp

14. Wally Pipp's Career-Ending 'Headache' : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Lou Gehrig's consecutive game streak begin when Wally Pipp sat out a game with a headache.
  ...Golenbock, Peter. Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Chicago: Contemporary Publishing, 1984. ISBN 0-8092-2395-3 (pp. 267-272). Kahn, Roger....
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Dez Bryant Video Rumor: There is a circulating video that NFL player Dez Bryant ......
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:47:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/wallypipp.asp

15. The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth : snopes.com •••
A war-separated couple is reunited by a tablecloth.
  ...adds many additional details not present in the original: the setting is Brooklyn, the tablecloth features an embroidered cross at its center, the woman...
  ...newly assigned to their first congregation to reopen a Shul in suburban Brooklyn" changes the religion of everyone involved. Origins: True or not, this...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:48:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/tablecloth.asp

16. That Girl Emily : snopes.com •••
Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his infidelities on a billboard.
  ...[soon-to-be-ex] Wife, Emily.'') popped up not only in New York, but in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago as well. Some sharp-eyed readers noticed that...
  ...thanks to camera phone pictures: the billboard was identical to others in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Chicago. Someone else discovered that Emily was...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:51:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/betrayal/emily.asp

17. Super Bowl Prostitution Increase : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Every year legions of prostitutes flock to the city where the Super Bowl is being held.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Football Follies The unusual tale of a soccer team advancing in a cup match by ......
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:07:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/escort.asp

18. $2 Million Sapphire Purchased for $10 : snopes.com •••
Rock purchased for $10 proves to be a valuable star sapphire.
  ...that The Times call appraiser Elly Rosen, an independent appraiser from Brooklyn who has been a gem consultant for the Internal Revenue Service. Rosen...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:09:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/discoveries/sapphire.asp

19. FALSE: Donald Trump Leaves $10,000 Tip : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Donald Trump left a Buffalo Club waiter a $10,000 tip.
  ...Sarno, David. "News Flash: Donald Trump Sells Brooklyn Bridge." Los Angeles Times. 10 December 2007. Feedback Facebook - Twitter @ Email...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:09:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/trumptip.asp

20. Politics (Satire) : snopes.com •••
A collection of political satire.
  ...Bloomberg was denied a second slice of pizza at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn. NRA president Jim Porter said that "it’s only a matter of time before we...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:09:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/satire.asp

21. Juval Aviv Terrorist Predictions : snopes.com •••
Did Juval Aviv correctly predict upcoming terrorist attacks against the U.K. and the U.S.?
  ...outlets that had run Aviv's allegations squirmed under the scrutiny. A Brooklyn federal magistrate later found Aviv's report to be utterly without merit....
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:10:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/soapbox/juvalaviv.asp

22. NYC Firefighters Memorial Inaccuracies : snopes.com •••
Has a memorial to New York City firefighters has been rendered in a historically inaccurate way?
  ...have been placed in front of fire headquarters at the MetroTech Center in Brooklyn. The controversial memorial would not have been historically...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:10:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/memorial.asp

23. Rather Do Business With 1000 Terrorists Tale : snopes.com •••
Did a funeral home announce it would rather do business with 1,000 terrorists than one Jew?
  ...The following sign was posted in the front window of a local Brooklyn neighborhood business. WE WOULD RATHER DO BUSINESS WITH 1000 ARABS THAN WITH ONE...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:10:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/onejew.asp

24. Flight 175 Tefillin Delay : snopes.com •••
Did a Flight 175 passenger who insisted upon retrieving his forgotten tefillin delay the doomed flight?
  ...Mitzvah." From: Even in the Darkest Moments (Zeev Breier, editor). Brooklyn, NY: Goldstein Press, 2002. National Commission on Terrorist Attacks. The...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:10:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/tefillin.asp

25. Clear Channel Banned Songs : snopes.com •••
Has Clear Channel Communications created a list of songs banned from airplay?
  ...Brooklyn Bridge "Worst That Could Happen" Three Degrees "When Will I See You Again" Cat Stevens "Peace Train" Cat Stevens "Morning Has Broken"...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:11:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/radio.asp

26. Sports (Baseball) : snopes.com •••
Urban legends about baseball.
  ...Brooklyn Dodgers manager Chuck Dressen played a mean-spirited trick on second-string outfielder Cal Abrams. The Baby Ruth candy bar was named after...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:11:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/baseball.asp

27. Sports (Skiing) : snopes.com •••
A collection of urban legends about skiing.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Success Driven Did a wily golf pro win an impromptu driving contest by ... Send us...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:11:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/skiing/skiing.asp

28. Eric Lindros and Elvis Stojko : snopes.com •••
Did NHL tough guy Eric Lindros lose a bar fight to figure skater Elvis Stojko?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Shafted Rumor: A golfer angered by a bad shot was killed by the club ......
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:12:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/hockey/lindros.asp

29. Snapple Rumors : snopes.com •••
Is Snapple owned by the KKK?
  ...Greenberg, were interviewed on MTV. "How could three Jewish boys from Brooklyn support the Ku Klux Klan?" they said. As for the right-to-life rumor, they...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:13:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/alliance/snapple.asp

30. World Series Origins : snopes.com •••
Was the World Series named for the 'New York World' newspaper?
  ...Save for a brief series between the National League's pennant-winning Brooklyn Superbas and the runner-up Pittsburgh Pirates after the 1900 season (the...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:14:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/worldseries.asp

31. Mother Arrested for Tattooing Baby : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows a 9-month-old baby tattooed by its mother's boyfriend?
  ...What's pictured here is a 2010 work by Brooklyn, New York, artist Jason Clay Lewis, who describes his art thusly: As an artist, my approach has always...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:17:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/bodymods/baby.asp

32. Rental Scam : snopes.com •••
Con artist rents out a property he has no authorization to lease.
  ...artist absurdly dupes a naive rube into "buying" something — such as the Brooklyn Bridge — that the scammer clearly (in the eyes of any reasonable...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:18:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/sales/rental.asp

33. Shakira, Pigs and Muslims : snopes.com •••
Did singer Shakira say she'd rather have pigs listening to her music than Israelis?
  ...for a clothing line that allegedly purchased some of their product from a Brooklyn sweatshop. It would be rather foolish (and clueless) of her indeed to...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:18:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/shakira.asp

34. Wedding Dress Guy : snopes.com •••
Did a man lists his ex-wife's wedding dress on eBay with a hilarious offer of sale?
  ...The tale of marital woe posted by this Brooklyn native both contained invented details and omitted key bits of information. Though he has a sister, she...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:20:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/revenge/weddress.asp

35. Winds of Change - Warren Buffet - 28th Amendment : snopes.com •••
Proposed constitutional amendment seeks to require that laws apply equally to U.S. citizens and members of Congress?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Citgo Boycott/Buycott E-mails urge Americans to buy/not buy Citgo brand gasoline....
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:21:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/medical/28thamendment.asp

36. Hillary Delays Thanksgiving For Troops : snopes.com •••
Hillary Clinton forced U.S. troops in Afghanistan to wait for their Thanksgiving dinner?
  ...Twenty officers and soldiers from Queens, Ithaca, Geneva, Brooklyn, Homer, New Rochelle and other places across New York dined with the senators....
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:22:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/chowdown.asp

37. FALSE: Jerry Zeifman Fired Hillary Clinton from the Watergate Investigation : snopes.com •••
FALSE: Hillary Clinton was fired from the House Judiciary Committee's Watergate investigation by Chief Counsel Jerry Zeifman.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Family Ties Is CIA director Leon Panetta's daughter a 'radical ... Kurds and Prey...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:22:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/zeifman.asp

38. No Smoking in the Car with Children : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A new law makes smoking illegal in vehicles carrying passengers under age 18.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Welfare State Did the accused Boston Marathon bombers collect welfare ... Ploys for...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:24:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/traffic/nosmoking.asp

39. Swearing Child : snopes.com •••
Child earns present from radio's Uncle Don by giving up swearing?
  ...Uncle Don announce something like: "Little Johnny Smith on 56th Street in Brooklyn, your mother tells me you've cleaned your dinner plate every day for a...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:24:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/radio/gift.asp

40. Johnny Carson Causes A Toilet Paper Shortage In 1973 : snopes.com •••
Did Johnny Carson cause a toilet paper shortage in 1973?
  ...course reinforced the rumor of a toilet paper shortage... I was living in Brooklyn NY when this happened and I remember it being covered on the TV news...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/carsontoiletpaper.asp

41. Steve Buscemi: 9/11 Hero : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Actor Steve Buscemi was once a firefighter and assisted the FDNY after the 9/11 attacks.
  ...the Brotherhood of Fire Facebook page in September 2013, Steve Buscemi (a Brooklyn native) began his working life as 22-year-old New York City...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/buscemi.asp

42. Back to the Future Prediction : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The 1987 film Back to the Future predicted a 2015 Cubs-Marlins World Series
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Reticketed A fan tries to give away tickets to a last-place football ... Cat...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/bttf2.asp

43. Dock Ellis Pitched a No-Hitter on LSD? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis hurled a no-hitter while under the influence of LSD.
  ...hurler Bill Bevens came within one out of throwing a no-hitter against Brooklyn in the fourth game of the 1947 World Series despite issuing the Dodgers...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/ellis.asp

44. 'I Am Legend' Super Bowl Prediction : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The 2007 film 'I Am Legend' accurately predicted the results of the 2008 Super Bowl.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Girth of a Nation Rumor: The New York Yankees adopted pinstriped uniforms to ......
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/iamlegend.asp

45. Top 7 Myths and Legends About the Super Bowl : snopes.com •••
A compendium of the most popular legends and rumors associated with the Super Bowl. How many have you heard?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Foul Poll A lawsuit brought by an injured fan revealed that an umpire ... Shafted...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/superbowl.asp

46. Death of Fran Tarkenton's Father : snopes.com •••
Did a bad officiating call kill the father of Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Quarterback Speak Rumor: A Super Bowl reporter once asked Redskins quarterback ......
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/tarkenton.asp

47. Doug Williams 'Black Quarterback' Question : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A Super Bowl reporter once asked Redskins quarterback Doug Williams how long he'd been a black quarterback.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Prediction Rumor: A Madden NFL 2015 simulation correctly...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/williams.asp

48. Catherine Bell's Astonishing Super Bowl Prediction : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Catherine Bell accurately predicted the winner and score of the 2002 Super Bowl before the start of the 2001 NFL season.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Did Yankee second baseman Tony Lazzeri once pull an on-field ... Kazuo Uzuki Is...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/catherinebell.asp

49. Phil Mickelson's Gambling Debts Cause Uproar : snopes.com •••
Did golfer Phil Mickelson lose $200,000 wagering with his golfing partners, then try to get out of paying up?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Top Super Bowl Legends A compendium of the most popular legends and rumors...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:25:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/golf/mickelson.asp

50. Muslims Banned from the U.S. in 1952? : snopes.com •••
Muslims weren't banned from immigrating to the United States in 1952 under the provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
  ...of an orchestrated drive that began five years ago in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in the office of a little-known lawyer, David Yerushalmi, a 56-year-old...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:26:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/islam-banned-u-s-1952/

51. Origin of Fortune Cookies : snopes.com •••
Did fortune cookies originate in China?
  ...advertising them as "Genuine American Fortune Cookies." In 1992 Brooklyn-based Wonton Food expanded its existing fortune cookie business into China,...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:27:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/food/origins/fortune.asp

52. Circle K Clerk Refuses to Serve Police Officer : snopes.com •••
Police in West Richland, Washington attempted to defuse social media outrage after an officer's wife complained her husband was shunned at a Circle K.
  ...media users mounted a campaign against Chipotle after an employee in Brooklyn was observed exhibiting a "hands up, don't shoot" as several police...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:27:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/12/17/circle-k-clerk-...

53. TRUE: Flying Lawnmower Death : snopes.com •••
The tragic account of a spectator at a 1979 football game who was killed by a flying model lawnmower.
  ...people. Shortly before the end of the 15-minute show, Philip Cushman, a Brooklyn auto collision repairman, lost control of the model aircraft he was...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:29:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/lawnmower.asp

54. Cats Sacrificed at Halloween : snopes.com •••
Are black cats routinely sacrificed by 'satanic cults' at Halloween?
  ...their belief in satanic catnappings: Two years ago, shelter workers at the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition in Williamsburg were on red alert when a...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:35:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/mayhem/blackcat.asp

55. Phony Carpark Attendant Collects Parking Fees : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A phony carpark attendant collected parking fees outside the Bristol Zoo for over twenty years.
  ..."for 25 years" as the e-mailed tale would have it. In December 2009, a Brooklyn man broke into a closed city-owned garage, opened it, and began charging...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:37:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/clever/carpark.asp

56. Etymology of Jimmies (Ice Cream Sprinkles) : snopes.com •••
Jimmies, the chocolate sprinkles used on confections, are so named as a reference to Jim Crow.
  ...confection to the Just Born company, a candymaking operation founded in Brooklyn in 1923 who now produce such popular treats as 'Peeps' and 'Mike and...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:41:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/language/offense/jimmies.asp

57. Disneyland Deaths : snopes.com •••
Nine guests have lost their lives on Disneyland attractions.
  ...June 1973: Bogden Delaurot, an 18-year-old Brooklyn resident, drowned trying to swim across the Rivers of America. Delaurot and his 10-year-old brother...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:42:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/disney/parks/deaths.asp

58. Etymology of Mad As a Hatter : snopes.com •••
Does the phrase 'mad as a hatter' refer to hat-makers poisoned by mercury fumes?
  ...Natter. As does this 1895 entry from Beckwith's Almanac, which cites the Brooklyn Eagle as its source: The phrase "mad as a hatter" has no reference to...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:43:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/language/phrases/hatter.asp

59. MTA Subway Gas Warning : snopes.com •••
Fake MTA posters created and posted in 2013 are recirculating on social media, warning riders of a simulated gas attack.
  ...research will be conducted during daylight hours in parts of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and in Manhattan from 59th Street to the Battery....
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:50:09 GMT http://www.snopes.com/mta-subway-gas/

60. Kazuo Uzuki : snopes.com •••
Is teen Japanese pitching phenom Kazuo Uzuki poised to become a star in Major League baseball?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... The Cost(ner) of Love Rumor: The Baltimore Orioles deliberately created a lighting...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:51:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/uzuki.asp

61. Loretta Lynch, Sharon Malone Connection : snopes.com •••
Did Orly Taitz uncover a hidden connection between attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch and Eric Holder?
  ...Decades later, Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, stood at a podium in the White House with Malone's husband, Attorney General Eric...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:52:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/lynch.asp

62. Bernie Sanders Marched with MLK at Selma? : snopes.com •••
A photograph probably doesn't show Bernie Sanders marching from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 with Martin Luther King, Jr.
  ...of CORE [Congress of Racial Equality] shortly after transferring from Brooklyn College in 1961. During Sanders' first year in Chicago, a group of...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:55:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sanders-mlk-selma-march/

63. Alligators in New York Sewers : snopes.com •••
Does a colony of alligators make its home in the New York City sewer system?
  ..."Passengers waiting on the eastbound platform of the Brooklyn Museum station of the I.R.T. subway just before midnight were startled by the sudden...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:55:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/lurkers/gator.asp

64. NBA 'I Can't Breath' Shirt Hoax : snopes.com •••
Did several NBA stars wear misspelled shirts reading 'I can't breath' instead of 'I can't breathe'?
  ...the image shown below of NBA players posing with music mogul and former Brooklyn Nets owner Jay-Z was snapped: At some point after the photo was...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:55:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/sports/cantbreath.asp

65. Swing Blow : snopes.com •••
A circulating photo set warns about the dangers of extreme tire swing use.
  ...followed the decommissioning of a merry-go-round for safety reasons in Brooklyn in December 2014). As to whether such an injury (if unlikely) can...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:58:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/swing-warning/

66. Malia Obama Selfie Leaked : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A leaked Malia Obama selfie was obtained by a hip-hop group and posted to Instagram.
  ...The Instagram account in question belonged to Brooklyn-based rap music collective Pro Era. When pressed for details on how the group came into possession...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:59:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/maliaselfie.asp

67. Friends Forever Tampons Hoax : snopes.com •••
Friends Forever Tampons don't seem to be the first conjoined feminine hygiene product.
  ...about mysterious "cat hair pills" purportedly turning up for sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan: How I got #CatHairPills from a New York City frozen yogurt...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:01:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/08/21/forever-friends-tampons/

68. 42 Million Dead In Bloodiest Black Friday Weekend on Record : snopes.com •••
A spoof of consumerist hysteria from the Onion reports violent incidents stemming from shoppers competing for 'Black Friday' bargains.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Net Worth Barack Obama's net worth increased over $10 million from 2008 ... Send us a...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:01:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/blackfriday.asp

69. The Madden Curse : snopes.com •••
Are players whose pictures grace 'Madden NFL' video games doomed by a curse?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Beat the Clock Why does the NBA use a 24-second shot clock? Success Driven Did...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:02:58 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/maddencurse.asp

70. Starbucks Charges 9/11 Rescue Workers $130 for Water : snopes.com •••
Did a New York Starbucks charge rescue workers $130 for three cases of water?
  ...My family owns an ambulance service in Brooklyn NY. Midwood Ambulance if anyone knows it. Anyway, my uncles were at "Ground Zero" during the attack to...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:03:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/starbucks.asp

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