apocryphal = archetypal? unbelievable?

Philip E. Cleary philipcleary at RCN.COM
Mon Feb 8 03:56:47 UTC 2010

I'd guess that he was referring to the biblical Apocrypha and means that
the Sgt. York story was the sort of thing that normally occurs in
fiction, not history.

Phil Cleary

On 2/7/2010 9:35 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Much as I'd like to believe it means "apocryphal," I just can't do it.

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