WONDER #232: What Is an Old Wives’ Tale?
Question 1 of 3
The term “old wives’ tales” is so old that it’s even used in which famous religious text?
- Canterbury Tales
Question 2 of 3
The term “wives” came from the Old English word wif, which means what?
Question 3 of 3
According to one old wives’ tale, you should feed a cold but starve a what?
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