Interesting Fact of the Month!

The groom traditionally has a best man and today sometimes a number of ‘best men’.

The term “best man” dates back to the times when Scotsmen kidnapped their future brides from her parents. The friend of the groom who had excelled at the abduction was acclaimed to be the best man! The best man would also act as an armed guard who stood next to the groom.

Of course we can’t forget about the most important duty of the best man – organising the stag do! Stag parties were first held by ancient Spartan soldiers, who kissed their bachelor days goodbye with a raucous party! Some things never change….!


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