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A whistling woman and a crowing hen are neither fit for God nor men proverbial saying, early 18th century; both the woman and the hen are considered unnatural, and therefore unlucky.

See also it is a poor dog that's not worth the whistling for, whistle.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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