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
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, ...
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.
It seems that the centuries-old home remedy of the consumption of chicken soup
for fighting the common cold is not just an old wives' tale. Scientists believe that ...
Read on for some of the wackiest old wives' tales believed to predict the gender
of your baby, and try some for yourself. And then tell us & were they right?
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
An assortment of superstition, old wives' tales, misinformation, and mistaken
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
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.
A collection of superstitions, beliefs, and old wives tales from various cultures and
eras. Includes wedding customs and superstitions and fears about death.