A Reddit User Asked Which “Old Wives” Tales’ Are True, and the Responses Are Intriguing

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3 weeks ago

An “old wives’ tale” refers to unfounded or superstitious beliefs, often passed down from older women to the younger generation. Not all of these tales are myths, as a Redditor recently discovered when they asked online users which ones they still believe in, receiving some intriguing responses.

  • Disclaimer: Note that not all of them are scientifically proven and may not apply to everyone.

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Many old wives’ tales about pregnant women are persistent. We have compiled some common beliefs surrounding pregnancy.

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