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Old wives' tale is an epithet used to indicate that a supposed truth is actually a superstition or something untrue, to be ridiculed. It can be said sometimes to be a  ...

10 Gender-Predicting Old Wives' Tales - Pregnancy - Family Education

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Wondering if your little bundle of joy will be a boy or a girl? Read on for some of the wackiest old wives' tales believed to predict the gender of your baby.

12 old wives' tales that are actually true - Kidspot

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Those old wives' tales your grandmother used to tell you aren't actually all that far ... Turns out those old wives weren't just nagging … they were actually spot on.

9 'Old Wives' Tales' That Are Actually True (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

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Jul 26, 2013 ... Well, there is truth to some of these old wives' tales, and we're here to tell you which ones work — and are actually worth repeating.

Old Wives' Tales : snopes.com

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An assortment of superstition, old wives' tales, misinformation, and mistaken beliefs.

9 old wives tales for predicting gender - Today's Parent

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Feb 25, 2015 ... Trying to predict your baby's gender? Try these old wives tales for fun!

Old Wives Vs. Science | Fit Pregnancy and Baby

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Surprised? So was the study's lead author, Kathleen a. Costigan, R.N., M.P.H., director of the hospital's Fetal Assessment Center. "I had heard this old wives' tale  ...

7 Pregnancy Old Wives Tales That Were True for Me - Momtastic

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After carrying a boy and a girl, I've discovered that there's something to gender- predicting pregnancy old wives tales.

Old Wives' Tale - Merriam-Webster

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a common belief about something that is not based on facts and that is usually false. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: old wives' tale  ...

10 Old Wives' Tales That Are True - Listverse

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Mar 4, 2013 ... Most old wives' tales are just that: tales. Nobody really believes money spiders bring money, or pulling a face when the wind changes direction ...

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Popular Old Wives' Tales: Fiction or Fact? | Reader's Digest

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Turns out this is an old wives' tale. When you turn your leftover chicken into chicken salad, the mayonnaise actually helps prevent spoilage. Why? Because ...

7 Old Wives' Tales That Are Actually Scientifically Proven | Bustle

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Jun 24, 2015 ... But one old wives' tale about birth apparently holds true: A baby who causes a long and intense labor rather than coming out easily is in fact, ...

Old Wives' Tales - KidsHealth

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Why do we cling to old wives' tales when we live in a world rich with medical expertise? While most are harmless, at least one is dangerous. Find out which are ...