edit]. A spinster eagerly awaits the upcoming leap day, in this 1903 cartoon by
Bob Satterfield. In Ireland and Britain, it is a ...
Learn more about Leap Day traditions, superstitions and folklore. ... In Greece it's
said to be unlucky for couples to marry during a Leap Year, and especially on ...
Feb 29, 2012 ... Niedermeier might be right, given that many women who want to get engaged
take advantage of the leap year tradition and propose, saying ...
Mar 1, 2012 ... The leapyear's extra day is necessary because of the "messiness" of our ... It is
believed that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes ...
Feb 23, 2012 ... 2012 is also a leap year and inquiring minds want to know if the old Irish tradition
that a woman can ask a man to marry her on that one day at ...
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?
Feb 29, 2012 ... The added day makes the year a Leap Year with 366 days rather than a ...
explanation, the history, the traditions and strange Leap Day facts.
Leap Year is the traditional time that women can propose marriage. The next
leap year will be in 2016.
The extra day, the 29 February, is the 60th day of a leap year in the ... the day
also had no legal status, it was reasonable to assume that tradition had no status,
Feb 27, 2012 ... Custom allows marriage-minded gals to propose to their boyfriends on ... The
year 1900, therefore, was not a leap year, but 2000 was. Leaves ...