The Bizarre But True Origins Of Wedding Traditions

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Komentar • 623

  • Essie Weigt
    Essie Weigt 2 bulan yang lalu


  • RyogaHibikiPigDance
    RyogaHibikiPigDance 4 bulan yang lalu

    I get super gay vibes from her fiance.

  • Little Dragon
    Little Dragon 4 bulan yang lalu

    The reason white dresses are so popular is because Queen Victoria wore one. Simple.

  • glitche r
    glitche r 5 bulan yang lalu

    Thats why there is so much devorce ward off all that evil spirits yall

  • Nour Ahmad
    Nour Ahmad 6 bulan yang lalu

    her dog at the end 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • lee bags
    lee bags 7 bulan yang lalu

    OMG both of them just needs to come out of the closet already!

  • AllisonEMurphydotcom FreelanceWriter

    Was that Bernie Sanders?

  • Michele Ashley
    Michele Ashley 8 bulan yang lalu

    Women also carried flowers because people weren't always able to bathe frequently.

  • KamisKisses
    KamisKisses 8 bulan yang lalu

    The dog at the end was not amused by her question lol

  • Original Name
    Original Name 8 bulan yang lalu

    Is that Kurt from Carmilla?

  • Dani
    Dani 8 bulan yang lalu +1

    Actually the bride's held a bouquet because they had a good shower once a year and they held those to hide the stench

  • Pastel Cobra
    Pastel Cobra 8 bulan yang lalu +3

    Random Fact: In Latin the letter “v” is pronounced as a “w”.

    • Pastel Cobra
      Pastel Cobra 8 bulan yang lalu +1

      AnimeGirl Oh cool!!

    • Livi 101
      Livi 101 8 bulan yang lalu +1

      Pastel Cobra same in polish

  • Nic Draws
    Nic Draws 9 bulan yang lalu

    My great-great-great grandad kidnapped his bride/ my great-great-great grandmom who was the niece of the king, I believe. Like you said, it was culture to kidnap your bride.

  • Kimberly Jones
    Kimberly Jones 9 bulan yang lalu

    They say u should wear a red dress like the rest of the world but then theyd scream cultural appropriation if u actually did that like they did with the poor girl who went to her prom in an Asian dress

  • Person
    Person 9 bulan yang lalu

    Also the flowers, people used to not wash very often so if they couldn’t wash before their wedding the women used the flowers to smell good

  • Violett Corrine
    Violett Corrine 9 bulan yang lalu

    My aunt wore a red dress to her wedding

    TRACY ZHAI 9 bulan yang lalu

    In China, white is the color of DEATH!

  • Amber_ Playz
    Amber_ Playz 9 bulan yang lalu

    This is why I don’t want to get married.

  • Tracer
    Tracer 9 bulan yang lalu

    oh... hi

  • KittyBananas205
    KittyBananas205 9 bulan yang lalu

    It was 600 comments and I felt the need to ruin it

  • insane247
    insane247 9 bulan yang lalu

    all veins lead to your heart...

  • NarutoBaby94
    NarutoBaby94 10 bulan yang lalu

    Origins are origins. If the traditions mean something to you/represent you, DO IT. (At the very least, it's an in your face to all our past ancestors who did terrible things)

  • kelsey armes
    kelsey armes 10 bulan yang lalu

    I agree, so many good and creepy reasons to NOT have that traditional wedding!!

  • P Vincente
    P Vincente 10 bulan yang lalu

    Leave off the father walking the bride, down the aisle, unless the groom's mom will walk him down the aisle.

  • Loser
    Loser 10 bulan yang lalu


  • Aleyah Malone
    Aleyah Malone 10 bulan yang lalu

    This is awful. 😂

  • Ivy_ Bunni
    Ivy_ Bunni 10 bulan yang lalu

    I would like to ward off my father at my wedding 👰

  • poetically broken
    poetically broken 10 bulan yang lalu

    What kind of dog do you have?

  • Sarah Milner
    Sarah Milner 10 bulan yang lalu

    I'm of the "Do what makes you feel happy and special" school. If a floofy white dress makes you happy, go for it. If having coed bridal attendants makes you happy, do it. If getting married in jeans does it for you, good for you.

  • Yukimiko0001
    Yukimiko0001 10 bulan yang lalu

    Doesn't the white dress come from kaiserin sissi?

  • oBringMeTheDiscoCake
    oBringMeTheDiscoCake 10 bulan yang lalu

    I like how eventually he gets lets hopeful with his answers LOL

  • Nechama Goldberger
    Nechama Goldberger 10 bulan yang lalu

    I’m sorry to say but the veil thing is wrong.
    The reason is in biblical times Rebbecca and Jacob were going to be married and It wasn’t “appropriate “ to see the husband before marriage so it was to shield the eyes.

  • Daisy Perez
    Daisy Perez 10 bulan yang lalu

    The video was funny. Now imagine watching it in speed x1.5. Hah-LAR-ious

  • Athena Poe
    Athena Poe 11 bulan yang lalu

    At our wedding, we are not having bridesmaids or groomsmen. We will have a best man and bridesmaid though.

  • DeMarie Jones
    DeMarie Jones 11 bulan yang lalu

    actually before Queen Victoria it was common to wear your Sunday dress, if you were from a lower class family, or if from an upper class family you could wear any color you wanted.

  • Ilina G
    Ilina G 11 bulan yang lalu

    in india there is this freaking weird tradition where the girls side steals the boys side's shoes and make them pay money to get their shoes back

  • irgendein mädel
    irgendein mädel 11 bulan yang lalu

    If he still wanted to marry her after this video its real love

  • Milan Reynolds
    Milan Reynolds 11 bulan yang lalu

    Wtf...I thought all those traditions were biblical

  • Emma Everyday
    Emma Everyday 11 bulan yang lalu

    Did she propose to him?

  • Lainey Wise
    Lainey Wise 11 bulan yang lalu +1

    2:13 but she look like Tom Holland

  • zw0lfb4um
    zw0lfb4um Tahun Yang lalu

    Sooooo most wedding traditions are kinda sexist and classist? Good to know 👰👍

  • isadora urzeda
    isadora urzeda Tahun Yang lalu

    The flowers were also used to keep out the smell because if they didn’t have enough buckets people would just pee in the corner

  • thenamelessnord
    thenamelessnord Tahun Yang lalu

    This like makes me not want to do a lot of normal wedding things now ... all the things that 'support' women being owned and forced into things. Obviously that's not what any of that means today, but.
    Good thing no one wants to marry me anyways.

  • mediocre at best
    mediocre at best Tahun Yang lalu


  • Blue Boy
    Blue Boy Tahun Yang lalu +1

    She looks like Arizona from grays anatomy. The show is great. Don't judge me...

  • Leah Morris
    Leah Morris Tahun Yang lalu

    They are soooo cute omg !!!

  • Bee Bee!
    Bee Bee! Tahun Yang lalu

    They should keep the tradition of the red dress

  • salmahassan 1234
    salmahassan 1234 Tahun Yang lalu

    I'm Indian so I have to were a red dress

  • Sunny John
    Sunny John Tahun Yang lalu

    Really impressive

  • Ring Neck
    Ring Neck Tahun Yang lalu

    Wedding itself is a dying tradition

  • Elena Mihai
    Elena Mihai Tahun Yang lalu

    I’m Romanian And here they “steal” the bride And you need to pay to get her back

  • Crystal Chen
    Crystal Chen Tahun Yang lalu

    Best dog

  • Xochilt Gonzalez-Salinas
    Xochilt Gonzalez-Salinas Tahun Yang lalu


  • Lauren Hook
    Lauren Hook Tahun Yang lalu

    They had a bouquet because back in the day, there were no such things as deodorant and they tried to mask their smell with flowers.

  • woof woof
    woof woof Tahun Yang lalu

    Class vid xx

  • thatt nerd
    thatt nerd Tahun Yang lalu

    That's weird but funny all about kidnapped and evil spirits 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Men Bu Nigo
    Men Bu Nigo Tahun Yang lalu

    In Islam there was no such thing as wearing rings. Now days people wear them according to their culture and traditions

  • UnCorazonTejano
    UnCorazonTejano Tahun Yang lalu

    all this horrible origins of wedding traditions and people still want to follow them xD

  • R Prince
    R Prince Tahun Yang lalu

    Your Fiance dips into his hair a little too

  • BigFanOfManyThings
    BigFanOfManyThings Tahun Yang lalu

    Bottle green was also a popular colour for wedding dresses

  • Adventures of Maggie, Winston and pals!

    Flowers were also carried to mask body odor, in the 1800's bathing didn't happen very often.

  • Sarah Gawle
    Sarah Gawle Tahun Yang lalu

    Actually, the origin of the WORD honeymoon (rather than the concept) was from middle age taverns gifting newly weds a tankard of mead that would typically last a month. A "honey" "moon cycle".

  • Julie Perez
    Julie Perez Tahun Yang lalu

    She looks like Erica Han from Greys anatomy

  • jackie lai
    jackie lai Tahun Yang lalu

    great video, I never knew this before!!

  • Callai Jane Hood
    Callai Jane Hood Tahun Yang lalu

    I heard overwatch in the background. That's all I care about in this video.

  • motherlove202
    motherlove202 Tahun Yang lalu

    Another reason for the bouquet and having weddings in June: in the 1800s, people took baths only once a year, particularly in May. By June people started to smell hence having the bouquet to ward off the smell

  • TaffyChu
    TaffyChu Tahun Yang lalu

    I'm going to my aunt Ashley's wedding tomorrow
    She's gonna be wearing a black wedding dress

  • Volheim
    Volheim Tahun Yang lalu

    red is not the most normal color to be used... it depend more on the country/region, in Denmark the wedding dress´ color was normal Black :3

  • Chairman Meow
    Chairman Meow Tahun Yang lalu

    WESTERN wedding traditions.
    I've never heard any of these before I came to a western country.

  • Miss Toast
    Miss Toast Tahun Yang lalu

    Priest:Mary do you take brad to be your husband
    Bride:I-iiii -Runs away-
    Groom:Wait Mary
    Best man:I'll go catch her -Runs to catch her-

  • MrTingles
    MrTingles Tahun Yang lalu

    If he plays Xbox One, he's not the One.

  • Guia Dailisan
    Guia Dailisan Tahun Yang lalu

    If ever that I'll have a wedding, I want it to be very simple. Me and my partner, the priest, and 4-8 guests will be enough. I want everyone to wear white (I dunnow, but it's my favorite color). I will wear a simple short laced dress. Then we'll all have a dinner together at our house or at an infamous restaurant.

  • AnActualGoddess
    AnActualGoddess Tahun Yang lalu

    I'm wearing a teal wedding dress

  • Cléa Wheeldon
    Cléa Wheeldon Tahun Yang lalu

    I think the most intriguing thing from this video was that I noticed her man was playing Overwatch on the Xbox 😏

  • Kaylee marshall
    Kaylee marshall Tahun Yang lalu

    Bouquets also were used to hide the smell of sweat and BO because back in the Middle Ages they only took a shower a few times a year

  • Matthew Lawson
    Matthew Lawson Tahun Yang lalu

    Her fiancé is BAE DAMN

  • Kristina Stevic
    Kristina Stevic Tahun Yang lalu +3

    Idk why but Mike looks gay...

  • xxstephywolfxx
    xxstephywolfxx Tahun Yang lalu

    Getting a black wedding dress

  • Emily Toews
    Emily Toews Tahun Yang lalu

    Her fiancé was play overwatch

  • Sarah Frick
    Sarah Frick Tahun Yang lalu

    I heard they carried flowers to help them smell good? In the old days when they bathed like twice a year or whatever.

  • PanamericanistaM0R3Na
    PanamericanistaM0R3Na Tahun Yang lalu +1

    In African cultures, there is a reoccurring story of a man who was tricked into marrying the wrong woman. He woke up after being drunk on his honey moon to see that he was not with the woman he loved. The bride wore her veil the entire wedding and entire night. So now it's said that we lift the veil of the bride to make sure it is the right woman.

    • Oliver O'Hare
      Oliver O'Hare Tahun Yang lalu

      PanamericanistaM0R3Na there's history of that in old statement too when Jacob married bride's sister instead of woman he loved creepy

  • Kylie the Jocoserious
    Kylie the Jocoserious Tahun Yang lalu


  • sasamijurai27
    sasamijurai27 Tahun Yang lalu


  • Susan Williams
    Susan Williams Tahun Yang lalu

    like none of them

  • Roderick chetcuti
    Roderick chetcuti Tahun Yang lalu +2

    Fiance is GAY :-p

  • wintermelon읜터메론
    wintermelon읜터메론 Tahun Yang lalu +1

    I've just told a friend yesterday on why rings are put in the left ring finger
    And guess what I told them? Yup, that NON-EXISTENT VEIN THAT LEADS TO THE HEART

    I believed in the magic of it ;; I feel betrayed now, and I will also tell my friend to disregard that 'fact'
    Also told others about it in the past,I think 8Fact messed up my facts :c

  • Daneli Ramirez
    Daneli Ramirez Tahun Yang lalu

    They look like a cute couple

  • misashhh
    misashhh Tahun Yang lalu

    I thought this was goba be an interesting video before i go to sleep but now im disturbed and triggered by the role of the best men :-/

  • Lucy Mitchell
    Lucy Mitchell Tahun Yang lalu

    My friends mom got married in a white jumpsuit and they basically eloped because their parents didn't even know it until after their honeymoon.

  • Lazycat 881
    Lazycat 881 Tahun Yang lalu

    Did I hear an ana grenade in there? OVERWATCH!!!!

  • Anna Johnson
    Anna Johnson Tahun Yang lalu +1

    interesting video, but man is that old music creepy

  • Mckenzie
    Mckenzie Tahun Yang lalu

    Also for the flowers it was because people back then didn't shower much and by holding flowers they would help ward off the smell

  • Janine Rutsch
    Janine Rutsch Tahun Yang lalu

    This is great 🙌🏽🙌🏽

  • Little Fox
    Little Fox Tahun Yang lalu +25

    All your viens lead to your heart... nice try though 😂😂

  • jasmine baker
    jasmine baker Tahun Yang lalu +1

    I all of a sudden dont wanna get married and if I do I'll get married in a purple dress. put my ring on my thumb. and only have 4 people present as witnesses. me and my husband and two people even if I don't know them

  • Crushed Belette
    Crushed Belette Tahun Yang lalu

    didnt andrew leave??? he's in the last picture what the hell

    • Shivani Chauhan
      Shivani Chauhan Tahun Yang lalu

      Crushed Belette lmao he hasn't left buzzfeed

  • Montae Williams
    Montae Williams Tahun Yang lalu

    Love how the fiancée is answering questions while playing Xbox lmao. At least he was engaged in conversation- winner!!!!!

  • ashton vickers
    ashton vickers Tahun Yang lalu +1

    Bouquets were also so brides smelt sweet because no one bathed

  • Rdanceandmakeup
    Rdanceandmakeup Tahun Yang lalu

    My dog licked the screen and liked the video