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6th Oct '17 8:19:37 PM Psychadelico
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* Storytelling and oral tradition in general is historically extremely important in West African culture, to the point that one of the most iconic cultural characters from that area - Anansi - was known as the Lord of Stories. Griots or Djeli were professional traveling storytellers: revered figures in the community whose job was not only to collect stories, but to pass down all the history and culture of the places they visited.

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* Storytelling and oral tradition in general is historically extremely important in West African culture, to the point that one of the most iconic cultural characters from that area - Anansi - was known as the Lord of Stories. Griots or Djeli were professional traveling storytellers: revered figures in the community whose job was not only to collect stories, but to pass down all the history and culture of the places they visited. In older times (before the invention of writing), they were even the official court records.
22nd Aug '17 10:45:40 AM kquinn0830
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* Gerald from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' tells a lot of UrbanLegends.

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* Gerald from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' tells a lot of UrbanLegends. In one episode, Curly gets mad because he wants to tell the story of "The Ghost Bride" but everyone else won't let him since it's Gerald's job.
31st Jul '17 7:34:43 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Dandelion in ''WatershipDown'' (among the main group, he told most of the stories of "the prince of a thousand enemies".)

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* Dandelion in ''WatershipDown'' ''Literature/WatershipDown'' (among the main group, he told most of the stories of "the prince of a thousand enemies".)
9th Jul '17 10:33:39 AM nombretomado
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* The title character of ''Literature/TheBookThief,'' by Marcus Zuzak, finds she can calm people down by reading aloud to them during an air raid in WorldWarTwo Dresden.

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* The title character of ''Literature/TheBookThief,'' by Marcus Zuzak, finds she can calm people down by reading aloud to them during an air raid in WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Dresden.
21st May '17 12:54:44 PM nombretomado
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* Appear very, very often in TheWanderersLibrary. Almost every character has some degree of it.

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* Appear very, very often in TheWanderersLibrary.''Wiki/TheWanderersLibrary''. Almost every character has some degree of it.
20th May '17 5:01:08 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': This is part of Old Nan's job. She has many stories for many situations.
18th May '17 6:42:24 AM TonyG
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** Homer appears to have inherited his father's gift for stories. Most of the {{Flashback Episode}}s have him telling the kids stories of when he and Marge were younger.

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** Homer appears to have inherited his father's gift for stories. Most of the {{Flashback Episode}}s WholeEpisodeFlashback episodes have him telling the kids stories of when he and Marge were younger.
18th May '17 6:40:35 AM TonyG
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
** Abe Simpson is fond of telling stories, although they tend to be rambling and nonsensical. Occasionally his stories are crucial to the plot, as in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish", and it gets {{Lampshaded}} on "Lemon of Troy", when kids spontaneously gather around him when he appears out of nowhere to tell the story of the old lemon tree.
** Homer appears to have inherited his father's gift for stories. Most of the {{Flashback Episode}}s have him telling the kids stories of when he and Marge were younger.
** The old hobo in "Simpsons Tall Tales", who regales the Simpsons with stories from American folklore.
29th Apr '17 3:57:46 PM osveta99
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* Saccarri, the titular "Penitent God" from ''Three Acts of Penance'' who records and tells the story of Racath Thanjel.
29th Apr '17 3:08:49 PM osveta99
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* Saccarri, the titular "Penitent God" from Three Acts of Penance, who records and tells the story of Racath Thanjel.

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* Saccarri, the titular "Penitent God" from Three ''Three Acts of Penance, Penance'' who records and tells the story of Racath Thanjel.
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