Monday, 25 January 2016

Birds' Wedding: Word of the day for January 25, 2016

Birds' Wedding , n :
A custom among the Sorbs (Wends) of Lusatia in Germany, whereby on the evening of 24 January children put empty plates outside, and on the morning of 25 January they find pastries, meringues and candy in the form of birds, which are said to have been left for them by birds celebrating their wedding.

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