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Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 19:10

Leap Year has been the traditional time that women can propose marriage. In many of today's cultures, it is okay for a woman to propose marriage to a man. Society doesn't look down on such women. However, that hasn't always been the case. When the rules of courtship were stricter, women were only allowed to pop the question on one day every four years. That day was February 29th. St. Bridget's Complaint It is believed this tradition was started in 5th century Ireland when St. Bridget complained to St. Patrick about women having to wait for so long for a man to propose. According to legend, St. Patrick said the yearning females could propose on this one day in February during the leap year. Sadie Hawkins Day In the United States, some people have referred to this date as Sadie Hawkins Day with women being given the right to run after unmarried men to propose. Sadie Hawkins was a female character in the Al Capp cartoon strip Li'l Abner. Many communities prefer to celebrate Sadie Hawkins Day in November which is when Al Capp first mentioned Sadie Hawkins Day Greek Superstition There is a Greek superstition that claims couples have bad luck if they marry during a leap year. Apparently one in five engaged couples in Greece will avoid planning their wedding during a leap year. OK, BK girls tomorrow is Feb 29th! Snag those Harley dudes!


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Posted on Tue, Mar 04, 2008 07:41

Quoting: Originally posted by PMS FORGET THAT SHIT!!! GIRLS JUST SNAG THE CREIDT CARDS & CHECK BOOKS & LETS GO SHOPPING!!!

And LUNCH! Don't forget the food!!!


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Posted on Sat, Mar 01, 2008 18:10

Quoting: Originally posted by PugmHon
Quoting: Originally posted by irishpatti
Quoting: Originally posted by PugmHon The day after St Patrick created the "annullment".
Hi Pug, what about St. Patrick's Day can't be celebrated on the Monday this year because it's Holy Week! No dispensation from the Pope. We're celebrating on the Saturday in GR.
That's why we need an Irish Pope...Someone with their priorities straight!

He'd probably drink all the wine in the chalice! LOL


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Posted on Sat, Mar 01, 2008 06:41

Quoting: Originally posted by irishpatti
Quoting: Originally posted by PugmHon The day after St Patrick created the "annullment".
Hi Pug, what about St. Patrick's Day can't be celebrated on the Monday this year because it's Holy Week! No dispensation from the Pope. We're celebrating on the Saturday in GR.

That's why we need an Irish Pope...Someone with their priorities straight!


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 19:52

Quoting: Originally posted by irishpatti
Quoting: Originally posted by PugmHon The day after St Patrick created the "annullment".
Hi Pug, what about St. Patrick's Day can't be celebrated on the Monday this year because it's Holy Week! No dispensation from the Pope. We're celebrating on the Saturday in GR.

The Pope? He's a German Shepherd, right? Gads, I can soooo amuse myself...


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 13:14

Quoting: Originally posted by Eye_m_no_angel
Quoting: Originally posted by irishpatti Leap Year has been the traditional time that women can propose marriage. In many of today's cultures, it is okay for a woman to propose marriage to a man. Society doesn't look down on such women. However, that hasn't always been the case. When the rules of courtship were stricter, women were only allowed to pop the question on one day every four years. That day was February 29th. St. Bridget's Complaint It is believed this tradition was started in 5th century Ireland when St. Bridget complained to St. Patrick about women having to wait for so long for a man to propose. According to legend, St. Patrick said the yearning females could propose on this one day in February during the leap year. Sadie Hawkins Day In the United States, some people have referred to this date as Sadie Hawkins Day with women being given the right to run after unmarried men to propose. Sadie Hawkins was a female character in the Al Capp cartoon strip Li'l Abner. Many communities prefer to celebrate Sadie Hawkins Day in November which is when Al Capp first mentioned Sadie Hawkins Day Greek Superstition There is a Greek superstition that claims couples have bad luck if they marry during a leap year. Apparently one in five engaged couples in Greece will avoid planning their wedding during a leap year. OK, BK girls tomorrow is Feb 29th! Snag those Harley dudes!
I always wondered where Sadie Hawkins day came from. Thanks!

You're welcome eye m no angel! :)


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 13:11

Quoting: Originally posted by PugmHon The day after St Patrick created the "annullment".

Hi Pug, what about St. Patrick's Day can't be celebrated on the Monday this year because it's Holy Week! No dispensation from the Pope. We're celebrating on the Saturday in GR.


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 07:12

The day after St Patrick created the "annullment".


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 06:08

Quoting: Originally posted by PMS FORGET THAT SHIT!!! GIRLS JUST SNAG THE CREIDT CARDS & CHECK BOOKS & LETS GO SHOPPING!!!

Dont forget the nuts PMS!!!


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 05:38

I heard that this morning. It actually came from a petition from nuns to St Patrick. Originally men and women in orders where not expected to remain celebate. They were open to marry and offers of marriage. In fact the original priests were married (Put that in your Pope's pipe and smoke it) anyway. Clebacy was a personal choice not a induced expectation. And it was the nuns who moaned that there were no proposals forth coming. So St Pat gave them 29th Feb to ask a man for themselves. I am not so sure that a man was allowed to say no on that day as well. I think that's the same day all the snakes shrivel up and disappear through Holy fear as well. tehe junie


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Posted on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 00:49

i plan to do the deed tonight in the pub, in front of all so he cant get out of it, i have a nut from a bike as the ring , it will mean more to him than a gold ring , as he doesnt/cant wear them , i must admit when he asked me i said no , but i'm being hopeful and if its no he can buy me a drink as concelation


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Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 21:56

Quoting: Originally posted by irishpatti Leap Year has been the traditional time that women can propose marriage. In many of today's cultures, it is okay for a woman to propose marriage to a man. Society doesn't look down on such women. However, that hasn't always been the case. When the rules of courtship were stricter, women were only allowed to pop the question on one day every four years. That day was February 29th. St. Bridget's Complaint It is believed this tradition was started in 5th century Ireland when St. Bridget complained to St. Patrick about women having to wait for so long for a man to propose. According to legend, St. Patrick said the yearning females could propose on this one day in February during the leap year. Sadie Hawkins Day In the United States, some people have referred to this date as Sadie Hawkins Day with women being given the right to run after unmarried men to propose. Sadie Hawkins was a female character in the Al Capp cartoon strip Li'l Abner. Many communities prefer to celebrate Sadie Hawkins Day in November which is when Al Capp first mentioned Sadie Hawkins Day Greek Superstition There is a Greek superstition that claims couples have bad luck if they marry during a leap year. Apparently one in five engaged couples in Greece will avoid planning their wedding during a leap year. OK, BK girls tomorrow is Feb 29th! Snag those Harley dudes!

I always wondered where Sadie Hawkins day came from. Thanks!


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Posted on Thu, Feb 28, 2008 19:57

Quoting: Originally posted by PMS FORGET THAT SHIT!!! GIRLS JUST SNAG THE CREIDT CARDS & CHECK BOOKS & LETS GO SHOPPING!!!

I can tell that you have been hanging out with Sweetcheeks! Do we still have RK's credit card? LOL


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