Time magazine examines phenomenon of Bill Murray encounters

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We’ve examined the years-old phenomenon of Strange and Unexpected Bill Murray Encounters here before. Now, Time magazine has jumped into the fray.

Whenever Murray does or allegedly does something odd and/or unexpected to a stranger in public (like, for instance, join a group for karaoke or proffer a noogie), he supposedly says (or whispers) “No one will ever believe you.”

“The original usage of ‘no one will ever believe you,'” Time’s Lily Rothman writes, “is supposed to be in the context of covering a stranger’s eyes with his hands; in a 2010 interview with GQ he neither confirmed nor denied ever doing so (“But by God, it sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Just so crazy and unlikely and unusual?”).

Read the whole thing here.

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