Weddings are weird. Where else do you expect a room full of your friends to watch you exchange jewelry under the guidance of clergy? And when the ceremony is over, many brides and grooms are pelted with rice. Before you whip a handful of starch at your newly married friends, let's examine why.
Why Do We Throw Rice At Weddings?
It's sweet, but really strange.
Key Facts In This Video
Throwing rice at weddings is a tradition that wishes fertility upon the newlywed couple. 00:10
Ancient Romans threw wheat at weddings. 00:26
Rice is a universal symbol for fertility. 00:44
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