The original marketing slogan for Nerf toys was “Throw it indoors; you can’t damage lamps or break windows. You can’t hurt old people or babies.”
Thanks to the entire U.S. waiting to hear the O.J. Simpson murder trial verdict in 1995, the day the verdict was announced long distance phone call traffic decreased 58 percent and trading volume on the New York Stock Exchange decreased by 41 percent.
Maybe all those milk ads about happy cows are true; researchers monitored cows and found that those that were the best treated and doted on by their handlers produced the most milk.
Legend originally meant “things to be read” and in an era when both literacy and the written word were rare, to be “legendary” was considered to be worthy of being recorded for future generations to read about.