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Origin of Popular Wedding Traditions

What Do You Know About Origins of Wedding Traditions?

On her wedding day a bride traditionally wears something old (to represent her past), something new (to represent her new family), something borrowed (hopefully from someone with good luck!), and something blue (to represent purity and fidelity). Now you know the symbolism behind the rhyme that dates back to Victorian times. But what's behind all those other bridal traditions? See if you can guess with this quiz. Even if you're not planning your own wedding, the trivia will help you impress fellow guests next time you go to one!

What Do You Know About Origins of Wedding Traditions?

Saving the wedding cake to eat a year later originates from the practice of:

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TheBestRedDress TheBestRedDress 6 years
I love the idea of Red wedding dresses becoming popular like they are in some other countries.
xingkit xingkit 7 years
6/6 first time to guess all correctly :)
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 7 years
4/6. That was actually really interesting. I guessed on all except one.
Kellanawida Kellanawida 7 years
4/6. I'm surprised that I did that well. Those were all really interesting.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
6/6! :)
Sweedalicious Sweedalicious 7 years
5/6. got the honeymoon one wrong!
Miss-Senorita Miss-Senorita 7 years
5/6 and didnt know none of that.
danakscully64 danakscully64 7 years
I love reading about marriage traditions, they're so interesting.
ella1978 ella1978 7 years
5/6.. good guessing today!
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