Archive for June, 2009

June 18, 2009

Improving Your English with History – From the 1500s

The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water
temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here
are some facts about the1500s:

These are interesting!

Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May,
and still smelled pretty good by June. However, they were starting to smell, so brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting married.

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