September 19, 2022
There's a fine line between catching an outlaw and becoming one. Case in point.
When Adjectives Change The Tale
It's very interesting to me how a few, well-placed adjectives can change the trajectory of a "true" event. For example, here is a well-known historical episode at the end of the Wild West era.
This is the version of the story I grew up on and, if you love and admire Bill Tilghman, like I do, you will be shocked to learn that several key adjectives and descriptions in this narration are open to question. According to research by Nancy B. Samuelson. . .
The Shooting Probably Went Down Like This