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What does UM stand for?

UM stands for Urban Myth


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Asked whether she would get any benefit from her high-flying origins, the spokeswoman said stories about airlines giving away free tickets in such cases were an urban myth.
THERE seems to be an urban myth hovering around our capital city that Plaid Cymru is a party just for Welsh speakers.
I thought it was probably just some urban myth going round that they'd heard but on the weekend I have heard the same story from two separate people, the same day and same details.
The report warned of urban myths - such as John Lennon once living in Blackpool and Bob Dylan in Crouch End, London.
There's something about human nature that drives people to freak others out about urban myths.