A man's guide to figure out if they are ready to get hitched.
A man from the island of Great Britain decided to improve the film Avatar by adding a little emotion to it. The fellow ducked away from the previews or some such and the screen rolled with a video of him singing a Lou Reed standard. When the song ended, he popped the question and the audience ended up being friends and family, rather than the only 50 English-speaking people who had not seen Avatar.
A modern woman shouldn't break down over a marriage proposal. But despite all the gender-role changes over the past decades, men asking women for their hand in marriage is a tradition that has remained strong. And for a woman who wants her man to get down on one knee, waiting for that one little question is stressful and nerve-wracking. But can waiting for a proposal really drive you crazy?
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Africa this week, fielding marriage proposals for her daughter, Chelsea. According to the Associated Press, a Kenyan man wrote to Bill Clinton in 2000 and offered him 40 goats and 20 cows for his only daughter's hand in marriage.
A woman in England decided after dating a man for 7 weeks that he was the one. She decided to propose over the loudspeaker at the grocery store. Sure she was a cashier at that store and in her element but that takes a whole lotta guts. Though he may have not survived if he said no.