Truth is stranger than fiction

This page is about the saying "Truth is stranger than fiction".

Possible interpretation: Real life can be more amazing and difficult to believe than made-up stories.

Note: This saying is also found as: "Fact is stranger than fiction."
truth (noun): what is factual; what is in accordance with reality
strange (adjective): unusual or surprising in a way that is hard to understand
fiction (noun): literature such as short stories and novels; any invented story

Quick Quiz:

According to the saying "Truth is stranger than fiction", which of these is likely to contain the most unbelievable events?

a. cowboy films

b. reality TV shows

c. TV news shows

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Contributor: Josef Essberger