February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most
years that are .... In non-leap years, some leaplings celebrate their birthday on
either February 28 or ..... There is a...
Why do some women propose to their men on leap day? ... Leap Day, on
February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since
Feb 29, 2016 ... Headline 9 Leap Year traditions - and superstitions - from around the world. ...
But we've discovered – thanks to some serious Googling – that in ... for couples to
marry during a leap year – especially on actual Leap Day. 3.
Feb 29, 2016 ... Through the 1960s, leap day was supposedly a day when women ... service of
some eye-rolling stereotypes about men, women, and marriage.
The 29th February is an especially important day. ... It was decided that the day
had no legal status, meaning that a break in tradition on this day was acceptable.
... and has played, at some time, Ring a Ring O'Roses, little realising that these ...
Feb 25, 2016 ... Leap Days, or an extra day added on February 29 happen because the ... day
every four years, certain traditions have come up and been kept ...
Feb 29, 2012 ... ... wear breeches or a scarlet petticoat to pop the question, according to tradition.
... Parties are sometimes thrown to celebrate leap days. .... I only looked at this
article thinking there might be some interesting facts about leap ...
Mar 1, 2016 ... Leap Year 2016: Why does February have 29 days every four years? ... Others
argue that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes back to the times ...
Some suggest those born before midday on February 29 should ...
Feb 29, 2012 ... Women in Finland are advised to propose only on leap-year day ... The Irish
tradition therefore dictates that any man refusing a ... St. Brigid was just 9 or 10
years old when St. Patrick died in 461 A.D. — though some put this ...
For a day that is celebrated only once every 4 years (with some mathematical ...
LEAP DAY TRADITIONS ... Despite the lack of proof, the tradition has continued.