Which old wives' tales do you take store in?

Which old wives' tales do you take store in?

by: clase_de_2013

Old wives' tales are superstitions that have seemingly been around forever. They are passed from generation to generation. Which ones stem from the truth, however, and which ones are completely ridiculous?

This is a survey, not a trivia quiz. I want to see what you think; nothing is right or wrong.

  1. 1

    Chocolate causes acne.

  2. 2

    Going outside with wet hair will give you a cold.

  3. 3

    Drinking warm milk makes you tired.

  4. 4

    Chicken soup cures any cold.

  5. 5

    If you pluck out one gray hair, more will grow in its place.

  6. 6

    Coffee stunts your growth.

  7. 7

    Cracking your knuckles causes arthritis.

  8. 8

    Reading in dim light will ruin your eyesight.

  9. 9

    Swimming less than an hour after eating is dangerous.

  10. 10

    Swallowed gum will stay in your body for seven years.

  11. 11

    If you cross your eyes, they'll stay that way.

  12. 12

    The full moon causes people to act crazy.

  13. 13

    Shaving makes the hair grow back thicker.

  14. 14

    You must hold in your breath when passing a cemetery.

  15. 15

    Knocking on wood will stop you from jinxing yourself.

  16. 16

    Lightning never strikes the same place twice.

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