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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leap_year

A leap year is a calendar year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar year ..... In Finland, the tradition is that if a man refuses a woman's proposal on leap day, he should buy her the fabrics for a skirt. In France, since 1980, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bachelor%27s_Day_(tradition)

Bachelor's Day is an Irish tradition on Leap Day allowing women to initiate dances and propose ... Day and if refused the man was obliged to buy her new gloves on Easter Day. In some areas a woman could propose for the entire leap year.

www.timeanddate.com/date/leap-day-february-29.html

Why do some women propose to their men on leap day? ... When Is the Next Leap Year? ... Leap Day is February 29; Customs & Traditions; Common Year vs.

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

Feb 29, 2012 ... Women in Finland are advised to propose only on leap-year day — Feb. 29 — for ... “I think the leap-year tradition may have taken on a more ...

www.irishcentral.com/roots/leap-year-february-29th-is-when-women-can-ask-men-to-marry-them-140128503-237431711.html

Nov 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 ...

www.thespruce.com/leap-year-traditions-and-superstition-2300637

Feb 2, 2017 ... Leap Year has been the traditional time that women can propose marriage. In many of today's cultures, it is okay for a woman to propose ...

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

Feb 25, 2016 ... This is why women traditionally propose on a leap day. Alison Lynch for ... But, how and why did the Leap Year tradition come about? Well, the ...

www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/77365096/five-leap-year-traditions-that-you-might-not-know-about

Feb 29, 2016 ... Ladies, are you proposing this Leap Year? ... This tradition is probably the best known and dates back to 5th Century Ireland when St Brigid ...

www.bbc.com/news/magazine-17203353

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 ...