How Well Do You Remember Important Wedding Traditions?

These surprising facts about weddings are an eye-opener. Do you know them?

Faye Remedios
Created by Faye Remedios
On Jun 14, 2022
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From why a bride tosses her bouquet to the origin of the word ‘honeymoon’, can you answer these to get a score as dreamy as your big day?

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According to tradition, the groom carries the bride across the threshold to….

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According to English tradition, _____ is the most popular day to get married.

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In 1840, _____ started the trend of brides wearing white gowns.

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Brides traditionally wear ___ because the ancient Romans and Greeks believed they protected her from evil spirits.

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In ancient Rome, guests broke a loaf of bread over the bride's head to enhance fertility.

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Across the globe, June is the most popular month for weddings because…

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The origin of the honeymoon is…

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_____ began the trend of exchanging rings as a sign of their devotion to each other.

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We all know the traditional good luck items that brides wear according to this ancient rhyme: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. What was considered to be a bonus?

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In ancient times, the bride traditionally stood on the ___ of the groom to allow him to fend off other suitors with his other hand.

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According to English folklore, it is ___ luck to find a spider in your dress.

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The tradition where a bride tosses her bouquet was started because…

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Traditionally, ‘Here comes the bride’, was played…

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In the Middle Ages, bouquets were made of herbs and contained this ingredient to ward off evil spirits.

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For engagement rings, it was considered bad luck to use white pearls because..

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In the Czech Republic, rice isn’t thrown on newlyweds. Instead, they throw…

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This item is considered bad luck to gift to a couple as a wedding gift.

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If June is the most popular month to get married, this is supposed to be the unluckiest one.

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The ‘three times a bridesmaid’ curse, which says that a woman won't get married if she’s been a bridesmaid three times, is broken after she’s a bridesmaid…

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The original translation of the word ‘bride’ is a Proto-Germanic word that means…  

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Same-sex marriages were recognized in ancient Rome until 342 A.D.

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Throwing confetti over the bride and groom originates from ____.

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Long before Queen Victoria started the custom of wearing a white gown in the Western world, brides of this country always wore white.

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