Wednesday has more births on average than any other day of the week, 15.4% more then any other day. Sunday is the slowest day. Anyone have any ideas why? Could it be because guys don’t want to miss Sunday sports … Continue reading
According to Stephen Nissenbaum, author of Pulitzer Prize finalist, “The Battle for Christmas” (Vintage, 1997) the following was true. In England, under Oliver Cromwell, Christmas and other saints’ days were banned, and in New England it was illegal to celebrate … Continue reading
Percy – the penis. One of a number of personifications of the male member which include peter, dick, willie, John, and Thomas, etc. Have you named your boyfriend’s percy?
In keeping with my wedding themed fun facts, (hey, I am a psychotherapist) here’s another one. The Honeymoon The tradition of the honeymoon dates back to Norse times when women were literally abducted from neighboring villages. The woman was given … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
The wedding dress of Queen Victoria was worn by the Queen of the United Kingdom on her wedding to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on February 10, 1840. She selected a white dress, a very unusual choice at that … Continue reading