How to use Old-wives-tale in a sentence

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  • That old expression "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" isn't just an old wives tale.

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  • Any pregnancy old wives tale for bringing on labor that sounds even slightly dangerous should not be attempted by women unless they are under the care of a doctor.

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  • The second experiment was to see whether putting banana skins under cabbage plants made them grow faster as the old wives tale suggests.

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