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Old Wives' Tale or Effective Remedy?
Old wives’ tale a piece of advice or a theory, often related to
matters of health, that was believed in the past but is now known to be wrong)
Heresy (information that you have heard but do not know to be true:)
vs heresy (the act of having) an opinion or belief that is the opposite of or
against what is the official or popular opinion, or an action that shows that
you have no respect for the official opinion:
Going against religion (the church) ‘They were accused of heresy.’
Popular folklore (A popular but unfounded belief.)
Onions on your ears
Tennis ball under your armpit
Rub a gold ring on a stye and turn around three times
Warm water, baking soda and lemon for a sore throat
Raw egg in sherry for a shock
Guinness to build you up after childbirth
Putting your clothes in the freezer to remove chewing gum or use an ice cube
Rub a penny on a bump or bruise
A cure for an attack of the hiccoughs/hiccups - drink a glass of water from the
opposite side of the glass.
Eating carrots will improve your eyesight.
During the Second World War, sugar was scarce. The British Ministry of Food
promoted vegetables in place of sweets. The Dr. Carrot advertisement was
Also, when British planes shot down German planes with automatic targeting at
night, the British said it was due to carrots to fool the Germans.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Just because it rhymes, doesn't make it
Reading in dim light damages your eyes. - It may make them tired and dry, but
Peeing on a jellyfish sting takes away the pain. You should remove any stinging
tentacles with tweezers/gloves. Wash with salt water or take a hot shower.
Bulls hate the colour red.
Bulls, like cows, are colour blind. The Flag could be blue, green or purple.
What attracts the bull is the cape moving.
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