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THE GROOM CARRIES THE BRIDE OVER THE
THRESHOLD, THE FIRST TIME IN THE NEW HOME, TO
SHOW THAT THE MAN WILL CARRY THE BURDEN OF THE
FAMILY.

Submitter comment: TOLD TO ME YEARS AGO BY MY MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 04-03-1967

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TRADITION: CARRYING BRIDE OVER THRESHOLD.

Submitter comment: FROM FRIENDS.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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THERE IS A CUSTOM FOLLOWING MARRIAGE IN WHICH THE
HUSBAND IS SUPPOSED TO CARRY HIS NEW WIFE OVER THE
THRESHOLD OF THEIR FIRST HOME THE FIRST TIME THEY
GO IN. THIS CUSTOM STEMS FROM A LAW IN THE OLD
TESTAMENT, WHICH STATED THAT IF A MAN WAS ABLE TO
CARRY A GIRL OVER THE THRESHOLD OF HIS HOUSE, BEFORE
BEING CAUGHT BY THE GIRL'S FAMILY, THE GIRL WAS HIS
LAWFUL WIFE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 00-00-1967

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IT IS A TRADITION THAT A HUSBAND CARRY HIS NEW BRIDE
OVER THE THRESHOLD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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FOR GOOD LUCK THE GROOM MUST CARRY THE BRIDE OVER THE
THRESHOLD.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; NIAGARA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 00001950S

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YOU CARRY YOUR BRIDE OVER THE THRESHOLD FOR A HAPPY
MARRIAGE.

Submitter comment: FROM MY BROTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 03-17-1971

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IT HAS LONG BEEN A CUSTOM FOR THE GROOM TO CARRY THE
BRIDE OVER THE THRESHOLD OF THEIR NEW HOME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 11-00-1969

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IT IS THE CUSTOM OF THE GROOM TO CARRY HIS BRIDE OVER THE
THRESHOLD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IT IS A COMMON CUSTOM IN MANY COUNTRIES THROUGHOUT THE
WORLD FOR THE HUSBAND TO CARRY HIS WIFE ACROSS THE
THRESHOLD ON THEIR WEDDING NIGHT.

Where learned: ENGLAND

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Carrying bride over threshold

Date learned: 03-25-1968

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