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A marriage proposal is an event where one person in a relationship asks for the other's hand in ... In the Anglosphere it is traditional for the man to make a proposal to the woman directly whil...

Leap Day Customs & Traditions - Timeanddate.com

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Why do some women propose to their men on leap day? ... has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap Years were first introduced by ...

Leap Day 2016: Women Propose to Men : People.com

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Feb 29, 2016 ... (Just to be very clear: Women can still propose to men any day of any year.) While no one knows exactly where and when the tradition ...

Leap Year Proposal: What's The Story Behind It? - Huffington Post

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/27/leap-year-proposal-tradition_n_1305525.html

Feb 29, 2012 ... The Irish tradition therefore dictates that any man refusing a woman's ... Certainly many women are proposing to men, leap year or not. Do they ...

Wedding Traditions: Leap Year Wedding Proposal? - The Knot

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A friend told me about a supposed wedding tradition of women proposing to men on a leap year. Any idea what the origin of this is, or if it is even true?

Do women still feel they can only propose in a leap year? | The panel

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/feb/28/women-leap-year-marriage-proposals-tradition

Feb 29, 2016 ... Every 29 February, according to tradition, women ask men to marry them. But, leap year or not, does it really matter who proposes to whom – or ...

Leap Year proposals: Why women shouldn't propose on Leap Day ...

metro.co.uk/2016/02/29/should-women-propose-yes-but-any-day-but-today-5711294/

Feb 29, 2016 ... The leap year tradition apparently goes back to the 5th Century in Ireland, where St Bridget ... Straight men can propose every day of the year.

Leap Day love: once every four years, women are allowed to ...

www.newstatesman.com/politics/feminism/2016/02/leap-day-love-once-every-four-years-women-are-allowed-propose-marriage-men

Feb 29, 2016 ... We all know the rules: it's just not romantic unless it's the man who ... The leap year proposal tradition works on a principle of artificial scarcity.

Leap Year Proposals: Why women traditionally propose | Metro News

metro.co.uk/2016/02/25/this-is-why-women-traditionally-propose-on-a-leap-day-5718135/

Feb 25, 2016 ... But, how and why did the Leap Year tradition come about? Well, the ... tradition. MORE: 12 reasons to propose to your boyfriend this leap year.

The strange history of sexist leap day traditions - Vox

www.vox.com/2016/2/29/11134072/leap-day-proposals-marriage

Feb 29, 2016 ... They used the day to jokingly arrest, jail, and fine unmarried men. ... Still, sometimes women really did propose, and in leap years people did ...

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2016 is a Leap Year - that means women can ask men to marry them

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Feb 29, 2016 ... The legend says that St. Patrick decreed the women could propose on this one day in February during the leap year. I'm sure the women were ...

Leap year proposals: ladies pop the question - The Irish Times

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Feb 27, 2016 ... Adams's character Anna follows her boyfriend (who hasn't proposed yet, ... A quick browse online and I find that the leap-year proposal tradition ...

Leap Day Is When Women To Propose To Men & Here's Why | Bustle

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Unfortunately, women proposing to men still doesn't happen frequently today. We 've ... “The leap year tradition looked like it was giving women ...