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Marrying on the half-hour

Chinese tradition states that a bride and groom should marry on the half-hour, not on the hour so that they begin their married life when the hands of the clock are moving up and not down.

Marrying In May

Back in ancient Roman times, May was considered the unluckiest month of the year as it coincided with the festival for the dead - there's even a nursery rhyme to back it up swith the lines: "Marry in the month of May, and you'll surely rue the day"...

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