Loose use of “legend”

Loose use of “legend”leg·end/?lej?nd/an extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field.“the man was a living legend”We have a problem in the Philippines. We overuse the term “legend,” particularly in sports. It seems as if we are awash in them, that they are practically everywhere. Whereas the term refers to someone with a mythic quality or impressive volume of accomplishment, it is tossed about almost casually, like a filler or go-to descriptive of a past athlete, trainer or coach. Why is this, and how did this dilution take place, particularly in the media?To begin wi…

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