TIL carrying the bride over the threshold is an ancient Roman custom dating back to the founders of Rome and the “Rape of the Sabine Women” in which the men of Rome abducted ‘brides’ from Sabine.

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  1. Great now this won’t leave my mind. “The renowned poet Ben Johnson immortalized this interpretation in his 1606 work “The Masque of Hymen,”” something worse than silence of the lambs.

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