Wise Words and Country Ways

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David & Charles, Apr 1, 2012 - Reference - 256 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

Introduction
Better Housekeeping 37
The GardenersFriend 67
Kitchen Tips 107
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Ruth Binney has been collecting old sayings, wisdom and traditional remedies for over 50 years. She holds a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and has been involved in countless publications during her career as an editor. She is the author of six other books for D&C. Ruth lives near Weymouth, Dorset.

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