Tuesday, July 1, 2008

ONE AND FORTY


T
he belief, "life begins at 40" is an ambiguous phrase and wasn't very true in the ancient Greece where women counted their age from the date on which they were married, not from the day they were born, signifying that the wedding marked the start of a woman's real life.

4 comments:

KMK said...

My wife will be happy to read this article. Women are very secretive of their age.

Bay Martin said...

She will be happy and delighted to know something about the ancient practices and/or traditions of the Greeks.

Thanks!

Monching said...

All women will say, yes, to this tradition.

Bay Martin said...

Korek ka dyan!