Anything in silver is quoted from "Wedding Superstitions, Old Wives Tales, Beliefs, and Misconceptions."
If you get married on a Monday, it will be for health.
Married on a Tuesday is for wealth.
Wednesday is best of all.
Thursday for losses.
Friday for crosses.
Saturday for no luck at all.
Your husband will be loving, kind, and true if you marry when the year is new.
When February birds do mate, You wed nor dread your fate.
Joy and sorrow both you know, when married when March winds blow.
Marry in April when you can, Joy for Maiden and for Man.
Rue the day, when married in May.
Over land and sea you'll go, when married when June roses grow.
Work hard for your daily bread, when, in July, you wed.
Whoever wed in August be, many a change is sure to see.
Your living will be rich and fine, when married in September's shrine.
Love will come, but riches tarry, when if in October you do marry.
Married in dreary November, will only lead to joys, remember.
True love will last, if married when December snow falls fast.
The first gift that the bride opens at a bridal shower should be the first gift she uses.
If the bride should say anything during her bridal shower it should be spoken at her wedding. Someone should write down her comments.
The donator of the third gift to be opened will have a baby soon after.
Make a mock bouquet out of saved ribbons, from the gifts of the bridal shower.
Buy the bride something old,
and a lucky sixpence
in her shoe.
Don't marry in red unless you want to wish yourself dead.
You will be ashamed of your fellow if married in yellow.
Ashamed to be seen when married in green.
You will always be true when married in blue.
Your spirit will sink if married in pink.
You will live in a whirl because of being married in pearl.
You will go far away if married in grey.
You will wish yourself back when married in black.
You shall live in a town if married in brown.
You have chosen right, if married in white.
Good omens to see, meet, or have on your wedding day are:
to see a rainbow,
meeting a black cat or a chimney sweep,
and for the sun to shine down.
Bad omens to see on your wedding day are:
a hare, lizard, or pig running across the road,
and seeing an open grave.
If the wedding band is dropped, by the groom, in the middle of the ceremony, the marriage will not last.
If the husband is the first to fall asleep, he will be the first to die and vice versa about the bride.
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