Old wives' tale
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
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Feb 13, 2009 ... We're bombarded with so much information about our health that sorting the truth
from the lies is a daunting task.
We've got the answers that debunk (or defend) common old wives' tales. ..... 8 of
the Most Extreme Facts About the Human Body, From the World's Smartest IQ to ...
Oct 13, 2014 ... ... either too good to be true, or like complete bull crap. Here is a collection of
some of the most popular "Old Wives' Tales" that go both ways.
Take our old wives' tales quiz to see how much old sayings and myths really
have some medical ... Think you can distinguish between the facts and the
Jan 15, 2015 ... As kids, we were truly gullible. Many of us were freaked out at some point by a
mean older sibling telling us of "Bloody Mary" in the bathroom ...
We live in a world of highly developed scientific research but old wives' tales
persist. UCSF pediatrician Dr. Lee Atkinson-McEvoy separates fact from folklore.
Dec 20, 2011 ... Old wives' tales are a type of urban legend. They were usually passed down by
older women to the next generation. Today we list the top 10 ...
To help you separate pregnancy facts from fiction, we examine the science (or
lack ... “I had heard this old wives' tale hundreds of times and used to tell my ...
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 ...