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Wedding Traditions Throughout The World
Your wedding is one of the most special, memorable, and exciting days or your life, but there's so much to consider when planning for the big day. Will you have a cake or cupcakes? Buffet or table service? How many people will you invite? What will you wear? What traditions will you uphold? In America, we're used to a few common wedding rituals to bring us good luck and happiness in the future. But have you ever wondered where these traditions come from and why they are significant? One on the most well-known rituals -- carrying something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue -- originated from an old English rhyme. Something old signifies continuity; something new represents optimism for the future; something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness; and something blue represents purity, love, and fidelity. Another common ritual, throwing the bouquet, also originated in England and dates back to the 14th century! Back then, it was common for wedding guests to rip