In most cultures the wedding ring has been worn on the left “ring” finger – why? In ancient times, it was believed that a vein ran directly from that finger to the heart ! Traditionally the ring was gold because gold is the purest metal, thus symbolizing virginity.
The word ” gossip” originally meant a woman attending during childbirth, who was therefore also a godparent. Because men were not allowed in the birthing chamber, but left to stand outside wondering what all the women were doing and saying, anxiety and distrust grew among the male ranks. Thus, eventually, “gossip” came to mean unbridled,idle… Continue Reading