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old wives' tale in a sentence

Example sentences for old wives' tale

For several decades, scientists have believed what the old wives' tale has always declared: that chicken soup is good for colds.
And that, according to a local old wives' tale, was a sure sign they were to be wed.
Eating carrots to improve eyesight is an old wives' tale that's off base.
When they made camp that night, they laid a rope all the way around it following an old wives' tale.
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