Monday, February 29, 2016

Happy Leap Day!

Happy Leap Day! Is it Leap Year? It is !


Wishing you a Happy Leap Day!


Did you know there is a Leap Year Capital?

Anthony – Leap Year Capital of the World

Anthony, Texas, in the United States, is known as the “Leap Capital of the World”. Every leap year, this tiny town hosts the Worldwide Leap Year Festival.
Hmmm never knew this 

Gloves Hide Naked Ring Finger

In some places, leap day has been known as “Bachelors’ Day” for the same reason. A man was expected to pay a penalty, such as a gown or money, if he refused a marriage proposal from a woman on Leap Day.
In many European countries, especially in the upper classes of society, tradition dictates that any man who refuses a woman's proposal on February 29 has to buy her 12 pairs of gloves. The intention is that the woman can wear the gloves to hide the embarrassment of not having an engagement ring. During the middle ages there were laws governing this tradition. from Leap Day Customs





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