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http://www.graffitieuropa.org/

Everything you want to know about European graffiti (in German and English).

http://www.picturesofwalls.com/

Gallery of pictures of walls with things written on them.

http://www.ruthenia.ru/

Article by E. S. Novik discussing the relationships between rituals and folklore texts.

http://creativeproverbs.com/

Search or browse 12,000 proverbs from 300 cultures and countries.

http://www.bijlmakers.com/

A collection of citations, proverbs, and expressions about insects and spiders.

http://www.contemplate.us/

Search or browse nearly 3,000 proverbs with more be added regularly.

http://www.afriprov.org/

Africa based site with extensive collection of proverbs in various languages with explanations, book reviews, bibliography.

http://proverbsafrica.com/

Promotes proverbs from the continent of Africa.

http://www.greekspider.com/

Fifteen Greek proverbs with explanations (in English).

http://www.barghouti.com/

Small collection of proverbs (in Arabic and English).

http://www.iyway.com/

Nursery rhymes illustrated with computer graphics to teach children abstract thinking.

http://www.nursery-songs.com/

Words and illustrations for the songs contained on the CD of the same name, along with several sample recordings.

http://www.laukart.de/

Containing nursery rhymes and songs for children in more than twenty languages.

http://www.iyedo.com/

Mother Goose nursery rhymes illustrated with computer graphics to teach children abstract thinking.

http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/

Riddles and knock-knock jokes from all around the world.

http://www.azkidsnet.com/

Readers' submitted classical bits.

http://www.alyon.org/

Petit lexique des superstitions et croyances.

http://www.theosociety.org/

Article by Hazel Minot for Sunrise Magazine.

http://www.stuffedfabulist.com/

A collection of contemporary fables, parables, and other reports of "things that go bump in the night."

http://www.aesopsfables.net/

Searchable collection of Aesop's Fables with reader commentary.

http://fablesofaesop.com/

Compilation of nearly 400 fables from several existing translations, searchable by prime character; quick tour available.

http://www.primitivism.com/

Essay by Sabine Baring-Gould offering a cross-cultural overview of swan maidens; first published in 1866-1868.

http://www.biroz.net/

An exploration of tricksters, elves, spooks, and spirits at the fringe of the human imagination and around the world.

http://www.seinenkai.com/

Overview article by Charles C. Goodin.

http://hyakumonogatari.com/

Translated Japanese tales of the supernatural, weird, and strange spirits, creatures, and beasts from history.

http://bestiarium.net/

Lore, legends, origins and folklore from Germany and Austria; stamps, fossils, relics, postcards, art and sculpture.

http://www.cdot.org/

Chinese myths, Celestial dragon essay and links.

http://www.dragonmystic.com/

From various writers, blog articles relating to folklore, fiction, history, traditions, and spiritual beliefs; animated browser game.

http://littlepeople.net/

An encyclopedia of all the different types of little people, from fairies to gnomes.

http://urban-fairies.com/

Jonathan Wright explores the appearance of miniature doors, windows and spaces in Ann Arbor, Michigan.