Pointless Best Man Trivia
With this profile I thee wed... In the US 1 in 6 newly-wed couples met on the internet via social networks or dating sites.
Desperate Paul Guiterez offered half his annual salary in Illinois to anybody who could help find him a wife after a series of dating disasters. One girl dumped him when he dressed up like a moose and after paying for a mail order bride to fly to the US she fled through a restroom window on their first date.
If the groom is telling you how much his wedding costs tell him things could be worse. Sheik Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum's married Princess Salama in 1981, the same year took Prince Charles married Princess Diana. In order to keep up with the Jones's the Dubai wedding cost over $33 million and even included a purpose-built stadium.
Statistically each year more people are killed by champagne corks than poisonous spiders, lions or bears.
On average it costs a Best Man in the US $800 to fulfil his role. This accounts for the stag do, suit hire, travel, wedding gift, etc.
In ancient Egypt men preferred not take their bride's virginity personally. Instead they would have on of their servants do it for them.
Elton John earned a reprted $3 million for singing at the wedding of multi-millionaire Peter and Pauline Shalson.
When in 2006 a Sudanese man was caught having sex with his neighbor's goat, he was sentenced to marry the animal and pay a dowry to its former owner.
In Fiji it was once believed that the god Nangganangga would not let bachelors enter paradise but turn them to ash if they died before being married. So if you are still single and invited to be best man at a Fijian wedding you'd better grab yourself a bridesmaid quick!
The eruption of an Icelandic volcano caused chaos in European air space causing most flights to be cancelled. Of the 14 man bachelor party Gavin Bell was the one to make it to their intended destination, the German capitol Berlin. Not wanting the groom to "miss out" on his own bachelor party, Gavin made a mini-model of the groom which he then took and photographed at all the city's major landmarks and posted online for the rest of the party to see.
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