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A leap year is a year containing one additional day added to keep the ..... In Ireland and Britain, it is a tradition that women may ... 'The Maydes Metamorphosis,' has it that 'this is ...

Leap Day Customs & Traditions - Timeanddate.com

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Leap Day, on February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap Years were first introduced by Julius Caesar over 2000 years ago. ... According to an old Irish legend, or possibly history, St Brigid struck a deal  ...

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

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Feb 29, 2012 ... Legend has it that St. Brigid of Kildare, a fifth-century Irish nun, asked St. Patrick, the ... “I think the leap-year tradition may have taken on a more ...

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

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Feb 27, 2016 ... A quick browse online and I find that the leap-year proposal tradition is attributed to a deal ... The notion of marriage has changed in Ireland.

Leap Year (2010) - IMDb

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... to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must ... It has been years since my wife and I have seen a new romantic comedy that ...

Birthdays on February 29 | Tradition of women proposing during ...

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Feb 26, 2016 ... Monday is February 29, aka a 'leap day' — the extra day on the calendar ... Because for the past three years you have been paid for a working year that ... Apparently this tradition began in 5th century Ireland when St. Brigid of ...

Leap Year Proposals – How To Get it Right - match advice

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Jan 29, 2016 ... Have you discussed marriage with your partner? ... it is believed that the tradition for Leap Year proposals dates back to 5th century Ireland and ...

The strange history of sexist leap day traditions - Vox

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Feb 29, 2016 ... February 29 in Ireland has a special meaning: It's the day that ... Times from 1908 that she included in a history of leap year proposal traditions.

Despite Irish Tradition, Today's Ireland Sees Few Women Proposing ...

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Feb 29, 2012 ... (Amy Adams and John Lithgow in the 2010 comedy "Leap Year.") ... “And it seems that the tradition has even originated in Ireland, according to ...

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

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Feb 29, 2016 ... “The leap year tradition looked like it was giving women opportunities but ... Same-sex proposals have not changed traditional heterosexual ones ... why today is a day for women to propose is because St. Brigid, an Irish nun, ...

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

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Yes, it is a leap year, and although you may have thought it was a myth, according to the old Irish tradition, this is the perfect chance for a ...

9 Leap Year traditions - and superstitions - from ... - Irish Examiner

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Feb 29, 2016 ... In many European countries, such as Denmark, tradition says any man who refuses a woman's proposal on February 29 has to buy her 12 ...

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

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Feb 29, 2016 ... The leap year tradition apparently goes back to the 5th Century in Ireland, where St Bridget collared St Patrick and demanded to know why ...