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12 Old Wives Tales That Are Actually True
When you were young, did your mother run around the house draping sheets over mirrors when a thunderstorm was on the way, or yell at you for opening your umbrella inside?
These are just two examples of old wives’ tales or superstitions that millions of people grew up hearing about and even if you don’t actually believe in them, it’s hard to shake them off completely.
The wisdom of old wives has developed over centuries of life and human experience – and while many of these have now been proven by modern science to be mere superstition, some of them do have some surprising scientific merit!