Folklore about Mothers-in-Law

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Mother-in-law cake

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).

“For friendly relations between daughter-in-law and mother-in-law, the mother-in-law should break a loaf of bread or a cake over her daughter-in-law’s head as she enters her new home.”

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Book Of Love

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