Books tagged: old wives tales

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Dictionary of Superstitions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » History » Social history
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the superstitions, old and new, of the English-speaking world, complete with their origins, meanings and variant forms. A first-class source book for the historian, folklorist and casual reader alike, it also offers antidotes to some of the most feared taboos. Would you know what to do if you broke a mirror?
A Crooked Shadow: From Five Old Wives' Tales
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A Crooked Shadow is one of the tales from the collection Five Old Wives' Tales. “Five Old Wives’ Tales” is a delightfully light collection of poetic literature to have as an accompaniment. Each tale is cleverly written and filled with wit; nostalgic in style, with a contemporary twist, relative to the times in which we live in.