Photo of the Day – Oct 21st – Spooning

spooning

Have you ever thought about the origins of ‘spooning?’

The early custom of spooning had the man carving what was called a Welsh Love Spoon and giving it to the woman he loved. The custom originated in Wales hundreds of years ago. What would be comparable today is the giving of flowers, chocolates or jewelry as tokens of a man’s love. With time the custom of spooning changed to mean a type of hugging as shown in the ‘picture of the day’.

Do you spoon?

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