Wacky Wednesday: 5 Urban Myths ANSWERS!!

Five Urban Myths…Truth or Myth? ANSWERS!!

Yesterday, I threw some urban myths at you and had you tell me if they are TRUTH or MYTH. Today, I’m posting the answers to those questions.

How did you do?!

Karen

1.  A Florida bank robbery went awry when the teller couldn’t read the robber’s note. The frustrated man tried again at a bank across the street and was successful. TRUTH OR MYTH?

TRUE – Apparently, the robber’s penmanship improved during his walk.

2.  Crayfish aren’t actually fish; they’re crustaceans.  TRUTH or MYTH?

TRUE – Also known as craw-daddies, they live in freshwater brooks and streams that do not freeze to the bottom.

3.  Andrew Cunanan faked his own death and escaped capture by pretending to be a woman after killing Italian clothing designer Gianni Versace.  TRUTH or MYTH?

MYTH – Cunanan committed suicide July 23, 1997.

4.  Married men live longer than bachelors.  TRUTH or MYTH?

TRUE – Married women also live longer than their unmarried counterparts.

5.  A 44-year-old Texas woman who wandered into a state police “live-fire” simulation, was shot to death by state troopers who mistook her for a target.  TRUTH or MYTH?

TRUE – The origins of this tale can be traced to a fictitious “FBI Top 20 Homicides” list.

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