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What does an old woman is always uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb mean?

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An old woman has dry bones, thus is uneasy when ever a comment about dry bones is made since they remind her of her own dry bones.

The proverb means that people are uneasy when they hear comments that remind them of their own predicaments.

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