The politically correct of wise tale, or an epithet used to indicate that a supposed truth is actually a superstition or something untrue, to be ridiculed.
"Don't swallow gum or it will stay in your stomach for seven years."
"Mom that's an old wives tale"
by Kubie1008 January 10, 2017
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"Dude I wanna know what sex my baby's gonna be"
"Spin a locket around ur wifes belly, depending on the direction of the circle you might either get a boy or a girl"
"Dude thats an Old Wives Tale, I think Im just goin to use an ultra sound"
"Fu** you smart ass!"
by Neil Strauss September 06, 2008
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Bobby's Grandma: "Put on your coat or you'll catch pneumonia"
Little Bobby: "Nah ah Grandma. That's an old wives tale. Pneumonia is caused by bacteria."
by enzoblinx July 20, 2006
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