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Why are there bridesmaids?

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2012-03-21 17:55:36
2012-03-21 17:55:36

Historically, a bridesmaid was used as purely a witness for the marriage, as an audience of more than 10 people was thought to warn away bad spirits. However, later on in history a large group of bridesmaids provided an opportunity for showing off the family's social status and wealth. Today, the number of bridesmaids in a wedding party is dependent on many variables, including a bride's preferences, the size of her family, and the number of attendants her partner would like to have as well. They are used today to generally assist the Bride, making sure the day runs smoothly and possibly to help in the preparation and organisation of the wedding.

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The word bridesmaids is a common plural noun. It requires no apostrophe.The 10 bridesmaids tried on their dresses.If the word bridesmaids has a possession or belonging, it needs an apostrophe.The bridesmaids' luncheon is at 1 o'clock.The bridesmaids' dresses were ready.The singular possessive is bridesmaid's.The youngest bridesmaid's shoes did not match the other bridesmaids' shoes.

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Junior Bridesmaids can wear the same colors as your adult bridesmaids. In fact, many designers are offering a junior bridesmaid version of their regualr bridesmaids dresses. One designer, Alexia Designs has a very beautiful selection of junior bridesmaids dresses which match their bridesmaids dresses.

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There is no limit at all to the amount of bridesmaids you can have.

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Bridesmaids was released on 05/13/2011.

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The Production Budget for Bridesmaids was $32,500,000.


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