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Nuptial Knowledge


1) What flowers traditionally signify purity and chastity? • White roses • Orange blossoms • Baby’s breath

2) In medieval times in Britain, a suitor left a hawthorn branch at a lady’s door to propose to her. If she left it, she accepted. If she replaced it with ______, he was rejected. • Cauliflower • Turnip • Onion

3) In Fiji, a groom offers his future father-in-law a whale’s tooth to symbolize what? • Wealth and honor • Wealth and bravery • Wealth and status

4) It’s considered bad luck if a bride sees a ______ on her way to her wedding ceremony. • Lizard • Crow • Toad

Answers: 1. Orange blossoms; 2. Cauliflower; 3. Wealth and status; 4. Lizard.

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