The term "folklore" was first coined by William J. Thoms in 1846. The term folklore is generally used to refer to the traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people which have beem disseminated in an informal manner -- usually via word of mouth. The term folklore may also be used to define the comparative study of folk knowledge and culture. All over the world there are extraordinary stories - stories that once upon a time were believed but now they seem like fairy tales.
Once upon a time there was a man who loved fishing. He was good fisher, he always caught a lot of fish. He also used to catch seals and sell its fur for a high price to merchants. One day a stranger came and offered him a great deal… What happened next? Read the story to know!