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A leap year is a year containing one additional day added to keep the ..... that women may propose marriage only in leap years.

Leap Day Customs & Traditions - Timeanddate.com

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Why do some women propose to their men on leap day? ... has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap Years were first introduced by ...

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

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February 29th is the traditional day that women propose to men. ... First, the history: it is believed that the tradition for Leap Year proposals dates back to 5th ...

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

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Feb 29, 2012 ... Women in Finland are advised to propose only on leap-year day — Feb. 29 — for ... The Irish tradition therefore dictates that any man refusing a ...

Leap Year Proposals: Why women traditionally propose | Metro News

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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 ...

Do women still feel they can only propose in a leap year? | The panel

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Feb 29, 2016 ... I started thinking about proposing to Simon after a friend reminded me of the tradition of women popping the question in a leap year. I decided ...

Leap year 2016, February 29: Traditions and customs - women plan ...

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Leap year 2016, February 29: Traditions and customs - women plan proposals, birthdays, bachelor day. By Western Daily Press | Posted: ...

The strange history of sexist leap day traditions - Vox

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Feb 29, 2016 ... Still, sometimes women really did propose, and in leap years people did seem to think it was okay. Katherine Parkin, an associate professor of ...

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

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Feb 29, 2016 ... The idea of women proposing to their partner today is in the same vein as Sadie. ... “The leap year tradition looked like it was giving women ...

Should She Propose? A Favorite Leap Year Tradition!

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Following an ancient leap year tradition, modern women are increasingly embracing new gender roles to propose marriage to the men in their lives.

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

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Feb 29, 2016 ... The tradition was then taken to Scotland by Irish monks. ... Do you agree with the concept of leap-year only proposals for women? Is this ...

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 that St Brigid of Kildare made with St Patrick in the ...

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

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Feb 29, 2016 ... According to tradition, February 29 is the one day when it's okay for women to propose marriage; but here's why women shouldn't be getting ...