Fun Fact Friday

In the 1500’s (clearly one of my favorite historical time periods) most people got married in June because they took their yearly (yes Yearly) bath in May.  They usually still smelled pretty good by June.

However, since they were starting to smell not so good, brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor.  And so we have the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting married.

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