Engagement and wedding rings are traditionally worn on the fourth finger of the left hand in many Western cultures, including the United States and much of Europe. In India, Spain, Peru, Norway and Denmark, couples wear rings on the fourth finger of the right hand.Know More
The tradition of wedding and engagement rings on the fourth finger goes back to ancient Egyptians who believed a nerve ran from that finger straight to the heart. Greeks and Romans also believed this, and they called it the "vena amoris." While the tradition remains, it is not anatomically correct.
More practically, the ring finger is one of the least-used fingers on the hand, and most people are right-handed. Therefore, an engagement ring generally receives less damage on the fourth finger of the left hand.Learn More
The main staple of the Tlingit diet is salmon. The indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest roast fresh salmon over a fire or smoke the salmon to store for later.Full Answer >
One funny softball nickname is Dirt Diva for a female softball player or Alley Boy for a male who likes the sport. Softball nicknames can be taken from funny softball team names, such as Cyclone from the team name the Cyclones or Flame from a team known as the Flames. Tornado, Mean Girl, Dirt Eater and Diamond Diva are other suggested names.Full Answer >
A keffiyeh, or shemagh, is a garment developed in the Middle East that covers the head and face. It protects the wearer from sun, wind and other harsh elements. In order to remain secure, the keffiyeh needs to be wrapped and tied correctly.Full Answer >
The traditional gift given after seven years of marriage is wool or copper. The suggested modern gift given for a seven-year wedding anniversary, as created by the Chicago Public Library librarians, is a pen and pencil set. The flower gifts are freesia and jack-in-the-pulpit and the gemstone gifts are onyx and yellow sapphire.Full Answer >