Men have you been proposed to yet today?
February 29, 2016 8:16pm CST
It's Leap Day, an extra day of the year that only occurs every four years. I've never really thought about Leap Day really. To me it's always been just another day. However, that's not always been the case. A family member brought up the fact that today is the one day (every four years) that it is "acceptable" for a woman to propose to a man. Now a days, while it isn't exactly common practice, it also isn't looked down upon for the woman to do the proposing. In centuries past, however, it just wasn't done. Not until Leap Day that is. Oh and if a man refused? He could owe the said lady either a scarlet petticoat or a pound note for her troubles! I found two bits of information on it, both on facebook. Accessible Archives on Facebook has a bit about it. The other was a personal page but was essentially an image.
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