Old Wives Tales: Fact or Folklore? by Thomas CraughwellOld Wives Tales: Fact or Folklore? by Thomas Craughwell

Old Wives Tales: Fact or Folklore?

byThomas Craughwell

Paperback | August 30, 2011

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Discover what lies behind these and many more popular legends, urban myths and old wives' tales:

  • Elephants are afraid of mice
  • It's bad luck to change a boat's name
  • Baby snakes are more poisonous than adults
  • Men have one less rib than women
  • It can be too cold to snow
  • Liars can't look you in the eye
Thomas Craughwell has discussed and debunked urban folklore on the BBC, The Learning Channel, Inside Edition, and over seventy-five radio programs. Along with publications in the Wall Street Journal and Emmy Magazine, he has published three best-selling volumes on urban legends.
Title:Old Wives Tales: Fact or Folklore?Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 5.88 × 0.63 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887628419

ISBN - 13:9780887628412

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