20 Old Wives Tales And Traditions We’re So Glad Fizzled Out

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According to Dictionary.com, an old wives tale is, “a superstition or traditional belief that is regarded as unscientific or incorrect.” Despite living in a modern world that has easy access to scientific research and publications, all of us have heard and perhaps heeded their well meant advice. Has the internet made this better? Very debatable.

Below you’ll find some of the old wives tales most of us have learned to disregard. They’re irritating. It’s obvious they’re not helpful. They’re somehow still floating around out there.

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