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Why do sailors love mermaids?

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Why do sailors love mermaids?

Sailors actually have a love/fear relationship with mermaids – the legendary aquatic creatures with a body of a woman and the tail of a fish.These beautiful creatures appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, with the first stories appearing in ancient Assyrian legends. Mermaids have been associated with negative events such as storms and shipwrecks, but there are also stories where they provide great treasure or fall in love with sailors.Are mermaids real? Maybe! There is a rare congenital disorder known as Sirenomelia, which is referred to as “mermaid syndrome”. A child can be born with his or her...

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