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For questions on the traditional beliefs, customs and stories of a community or culture.

For questions about folklore, which is culture that is spread "person to person" (McNeill 2013). Examples of folklore include oral tradition spread by word of mouth, online culture such as chain emails that are spread from person to person, and artistic conventions that are spread by direct observation.

For more information, please see:

Blank, Trevor J. Folklore and the Internet: Vernacular expression in a digital world. University Press of Colorado, 2009,

McNeill, Lynne S. Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies. University Press of Colorado, 2013,

"What Is Folklore?" The Folklore Wiki. American Folklore Society,