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Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
26 Jan 2009 /  #1
Traditionally the prospective suitor would first ask his sweetheart's parents for her hand in marriage. How widespread is that custom observed in today's Poland?

Also, it has been traditional for the girl's parents to pay for the wedding feast, whilst the groom covered the cost of the tipples and orchestra. Is that still the general rule?

Just curious!
Wroclaw 44 | 5,384  
26 Jan 2009 /  #2
Just curious!

As you are curious... use the Search function to find your answer.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
26 Jan 2009 /  #3
First part, gift of the grab

Second part, gift of the gab
nacturnoculto - | 2  
26 Jan 2009 /  #4
Well I think still the general rule but you still have to ask more and more poles .. I'll ask about it myself .. coz i need it too that's by the way ;)

well we will see the answer .. I hope i'll find it
OP Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
27 Jan 2009 /  #5
Thanks for the tip, but how does one use the search fucntion. I typed in "parents' permsision to marry" in teh search box but got no reply.
Dice 15 | 452  
27 Jan 2009 /  #6
Polonus, wtf are you talking about man? Why are you asking about the customs in Poland? You ARE from Poland, man! Why are you acting like you don't know those customs when you just recently came FROM Poland. C'mon dude, don't be silly.
OP Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
28 Jan 2009 /  #7
I haven't conducted sociological surveys in every area. Maybe such knowledge is somewhere on the net, but what's the harm in asking PFers for their take on things. Isn't that what this forum is for -- to wonder, ask, reply, share, contribute.....?

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