24/12/2007

Grooms still ask parents for daughter's hand

Some traditions refuse to fade away.

Popping the question: Some prospective grooms still ask parents for daughter's hand:

"At a time when couples can pick and choose from a range of rituals to define their nuptials, from post-modern to practically prehistoric, about 53 percent of grooms hewed to tradition and asked the father first before popping the question, according to a 2005 Wedding Channel survey."