Old Wives´ Tales

Urban Legends
Discussions on old wives´ tales, the original Urban Legends.

The Crow : Legend and Lore star
Crows and ravens have been a bad omen for centuries. Some places regard them as animalistic banshees. What other legends surround these maligned creatures?

Ticks and Old Wives' Tales star
Many common problems we encounter daily actually have extensive histories of "snake oil" cures and treatments. Some of the "treatments" were unhealthy or even dangerous. Here are some old wives' tales regarding the tick.

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