News, but not the serious kind
What was that blast? Oh, Amy’s getting married!
Quick quiz: Which wedding tradition never really caught on very well in the U.S.?
a) throwing the bouquet
b) making everybody do the Chicken Dance
c) taking 420,000 pictures you’ll never look at
d) having the bride pour oil over live coals
That’s right, the oil and coal tradition just hasn’t been embraced here, despite its enduring popularity in places like Kazakhstan and, well, Kazakhstan.
“I’d like to stay and watch, but it’s time for the groom to do the traditional juggling of the concussion grenades…”
A bride pours oil on a live coals following ancient nomadic tradition during wedding in Kazakhstan, November 15, 2008. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov