7/ Q: Why are engagement rings traditionally worn on the fourth finger of the left hand?
A: Engagement rings are often worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because the ancient Greeks maintained that that finger contains the vena amoris, or the “vein of love,” that runs straight to the heart.
6/ Q: Who holds the record for the most marriages?
A: An Indiana Woman – Linda Lou Taylor (Maiden Name) holds the Guiness World Record at 23 marriages! How exhausting! Love the one you are with I say.
5/ Q: How many times does does the average person fall in love before marriage?
A: According to scientists – 7 times.
4/ Q: Who wrote “Love doesn’t make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile”?
A: Elizabeth Browning - One of the most prominent poets of the Victorian area.
3/ Q: In what three languages does the word TeAmo mean Love?
A: Latin, Italian and Spanish
2/ Q: Who is the God of Love in Roman mythology?
A: Cupid – Venus is the Goddess
1/ Q: How did the X come to represent a kiss?
A: Those unable to sign a document with their name due to illiteracy did do with an X then kissed the document in front of two or more witnesses to show their sincerity.
Come back next week for another slice of Romance Trivia…