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"I honestly believe it is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so."
- Josh Billings, 1818-1885 (in "Solemn Thoughts")
"Everything that 'everybody knows' about spiders...is wrong!"
- Rod Crawford

Just Plain Weird Stories

Every one of the above statements is false!
Click each one to find out why.

Text © 2003, Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture, University of Washington, Box 353010,
Seattle, WA 98195, USA. Phone: 206-543-5590. Photos © as credited.

Direct queries to Spider Myths author, Rod Crawford
This page last updated 2 September, 2010
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