So what does myth mean to everyone?
- a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon
- parable, allegory
- a popular belief or tradition that has grown up around something or someone; especially : one embodying the ideals and institutions of a society or segment of society <seduced by the American myth of individualism — Orde Coombs>
- an unfounded or false notion
- a person or thing having only an imaginary or unverifiable existence
- the whole body of myths