Urban legends seem like made up stories to scare people or keep people off from a certain place. Or it could also be for entertainment purposes, as well as for semi-serious explanations for random events such as disappearances and strange objects.
Despite its name, an urban legend does not necessarily originate in an urban area. But the term is used to differentiate modern legend from a traditional folklore. Sometimes urban legends are repeated in news stories or distributed by e-mail or social media. But most of it are just made up.
If you want the real deal, we’ve gathered some of the skin crawling urban legends that are actually true.