How did the phrase "Don't get caught in bed with a dead woman or a live man" gain common currency in political circles?
Some say that the old saying "You are what you eat" has religious origins. What are they?
Who was the famous political figure who scrawled "Watch the borders" on a report because the writer had not respected the protocol for margins? This was taken as an order and led to tightened border controls for several weeks.
The origins of these stories and phrases may indeed be what I have read or heard or maybe not.
This is an open thread for questions and answers re myth-making. Have fun.