Folklore about Coughs and Bread

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Cough Bread Woman

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

To quiet a cough, eat a piece of bread given to you by a woman who has successively married two men of the same name and from different families.

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2007 Old Farmer's Almanac

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