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
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 27, 2016 ... The Leap Day tradition that I'm referring to is the practice of women ... Of course,
there is some debate as to whether or not Saint Brigid ever ...
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.
Feb 29, 2016 ... With the addition of February 29 comes all sorts of traditions and ... Women can
propose one Leap Day, according to ancient traditions.
Mar 1, 2012 ... The "leap day" of 29 February exists for purely astronomical reasons, but has ... "
my partner and I are going to visit some elderly people". ... It is believed that the
tradition of women proposing on this day goes back to the times ...
Feb 29, 2016 ... Gender bending: Leap Day traditions from around the world ... rate, with some
spectacular fails including one man literally running away.
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.
The tradition dates back hundreds of years, to when the leap year was not
recognized by English law; the day was simply "leapt over" and ignored. Since it