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October 29, 2006

Nothing to do with rainfall

Today I found out about the origins of bridal showers. Maybe you knew already; I didn’t. It’s a Dutch tradition, when the bride’s father rejects the marriage and then the community rallies together to “shower” her with goods in place of a dowry.

One thought on “Nothing to do with rainfall”

  1. Kara says:

    hmm…never knew that!

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