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Where the "honeymoon" comes from?

From 30 days put the wedding of the month as a honeymoon, and this custom came from England.

According to a legend, the Celts settlements remained in Ireland for a long history. In this tribe, there is a national tradition that the tribal leader grants the wine to the new couple at their wedding day as a ceremony.

The wine is mainly brewed with honey raw material but becomes. As bee symbolizes hard-working and union, for the characteristic of their national symbol, while honey is smooth sweet, which portrays the happy life in the future for the newly married couple.

After drinking the honey wine at that night, the new couple should keep drinking a drink which is made of honey for the last 30 days. This happens to be a whole month, that is the origin of "honeymoon".

This custom has passed down from one generation to another and gradually spread across all over the world. Although the form of marriage has some changes later, some choose to eat joyful candy, and some like to get to a wedding dinner, others prefer to have a trip, people still call it honeymoon for the first month after the wedding festival, in order to wish the new couple a long life together with happy ending.

Another argument that "honeymoon" came from in 500 BC in Britain. At that time, British people still lived in a less primitive society. There is a looting marriage custom in the Doten tribe, that is any young man can grab a bride who he loves. To avoid this kind of embarrassment, many young man choose to escape to other places once he grab his bride as soon as possible.

Later, Someone in this group who fled to other places knew honey. At that time, nests are everywhere in Britain, the travelers all chose drinking the honey to satisfy their hunger. When this discovery was gradually spread those new couples who had to live in a wild place, all take honey as their food with a lifetime.Everywhere in Britain, the travelers all chose drinking the honey to satisfy their hunger. When this discovery was gradually spread those new couples who had to live in a wild place, all take honey as their food with a lifetime.

Till BC 4th century, the looting marriage custom dangering the social order force the leader to prescribe the standard: all new couples will have a certificate on marriage, and will now have the damage to be grab. From that time, many couples get back home and live a happy life. Their 30 days gradually called the "honeymoon".

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