Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales

Learn out loud with this rapid-fire game that challenges your knowledge of old wives' tales.

$15.00

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Learn out loud with this rapid-fire game that challenges your knowledge of long-told tales touted as truth. Use your ability to discern the facts from superstitions as you shuffle through this set of 150 old wives' tales. Get the conversation going with questions such as "What food should you eat if you want to improve your eyesight?" and "According to this OWT, some people can predict whether it is going to rain or snow when this part of their body hurts. What part is it?" Get the lowdown on these well-known "OWTs" on the back of the cards, as well as some additional information about each one that debunks myths and gives due credence to the true tales. Go it alone or grab pals for a lesson in fun and fiction! Printed in China.

Ages
8+
Made from
Paper
Measurements
3.5" L x 3.25" W x 3.25" H; 150 cards
Item ID
25953

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UncommonGoodsWord Teasers - Old Wives' Tales
 
4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (4)
  • Entertaining (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Adults (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (17), No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

great fun facts!

I think these are so fun! They start conversations and have really interesting facts about the origins of the wives' tales. I bought it because my younger son doesn't live timed games or...Read complete review

I think these are so fun! They start conversations and have really interesting facts about the origins of the wives' tales. I bought it because my younger son doesn't live timed games or trivia games (of course, because he is the youngest in the family), but we don't even play it as a competitive game, we just read the cards while we're waiting for our food at a restaurant, or waiting for anything! They are small enough to fit in my rather large purse so I pack them if I know we are going to have to wait for anything. The only down side is that my boys are teens, so it is a little bit easy for them. But the fun facts are definitely new to all of us!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

A nice little gift

This was an amusing gift to play with the gifts during dinner to keep my kid from getting bored. It did not seem very challenging but it was fun and it does promote discussion...Read complete review

This was an amusing gift to play with the gifts during dinner to keep my kid from getting bored. It did not seem very challenging but it was fun and it does promote discussion "Did you know the old wives tale...blah blah blah"

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4.0

Fun game

By 

from Missouri

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Challenging
  • Entertaining
  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults

    Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

    This was a really fun game and a unique topic. We enjoyed playing it after a wine tasting party at my house.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    A nice little gift

    By 

    from Massachusetts

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun

    Cons

    • Too Easy

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Family

    Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

    This was an amusing gift to play with the gifts during dinner to keep my kid from getting bored. It did not seem very challenging but it was fun and it does promote discussion "Did you know the old wives tale...blah blah blah"

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    4.0

    Fun little gift

    By 

    from Syracuse, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Entertaining
    • Fun

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Travel

      Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

      My mother-in-law thought it was a fun game for when a little entertainment was needed.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Well, uh, errr?

      By 

      from Virginia

      About Me A grown-up

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Interactive

      Cons

      • Boring

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

      Sorry, this was a glorified utterly boring gift. Money out the window.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Prompt delivery. Carefully packaged. Very nice.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No, No

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great fun

      By 

      from Miami, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Educational
      • Entertaining
      • Fun
      • Interactive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adults
        • Family
        • Travel

        Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

        Good, simple fun for all ages.

        Service and delivery comments:

        perfect

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes, Yes

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        great fun facts!

        By 

        from SF, CA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Can Be Played Non Competi
        • Helps Start Great Convers

        Cons

        • A Little On The Easy Side

        Best Uses

        • While Waiting For Food At

        Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

        I think these are so fun! They start conversations and have really interesting facts about the origins of the wives' tales. I bought it because my younger son doesn't live timed games or trivia games (of course, because he is the youngest in the family), but we don't even play it as a competitive game, we just read the cards while we're waiting for our food at a restaurant, or waiting for anything! They are small enough to fit in my rather large purse so I pack them if I know we are going to have to wait for anything. The only down side is that my boys are teens, so it is a little bit easy for them. But the fun facts are definitely new to all of us!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great Service

        By 

        from Kansas City

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

        Christmas Gift.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        Item is gift so don't know reaction yet

        By 

        from Blytheville, AR

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

        Easy to order and arrived on schedule

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes, Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Lots of intergeneration fun

        By 

        from VT

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

        A great company with whom to do business

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes, Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fun

        By 

        from AR

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Word Teasers - Old Wives' Tales:

        Was a fun game that could easily be played by entire family.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes, Yes

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