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Wise Words and Country Ways by Ruth Binney

Wise Words and Country Ways by Ruth Binney

Model Number: 9780715318461

£5.99 GBP

Wise Words and Country Ways: Traditional Advice and Whether it Works Today by Ruth Binney

Have you ever wondered why red sky at night is a shepherd's delight?  If eating your crusts will make your hair curl?  Whether it really works to put white wine on a red wine stain? Or why you should blow out your birthday candles with one breath?

The distillation of generations of life experience in one handy volume, Wise Words and Country Ways has the answers.


Wise Words and Country Ways is a unique and fascinating storehouse of accumulated wisdom; from health tips and kitchen tricks to gardening know-how and even predicting the weather.

Ruth Binney has brought together a fascinating variety of traditional sayings, superstitions and axioms and explains whether, and why, they still work today.

So before you dismiss a well-known proverb as an old wives' tale, consult Wise Words and Country Ways and discover that it's never too later to learn from experience.