Re: Urban Folklore

sam cogdell (cogdell@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Thu, 30 Nov 1995 20:45:57 -0600

The book including the story of the "chihuahua" that turned out to be a
Mexican rat is still in print, I think, as The Mexican Pet and Other
Stories, or something to that effect.

On Thu, 30 Nov 1995, Beth E. Kaminow wrote:

> The story went that it was pop rocks and coke...but that was just a
> rumor. I think of that as an urban myth. There's actually a compilation
> of Urban Myths in a book by that name (I think) in the popular press. I
> have heard lots of them from friends and acquaintances over the years
> including the one about the missing spleen and the Mexican rat. Has any
> one else heard these in any carnation?
> -Beth Kaminow