Danish trivia: throw cinnamon on singles

This ancient tradition of 16th century Denmark continues today. If a person is still single on their 25th…

This ancient tradition of 16th century Denmark continues today. If a person is still single on their 25th birthday, their friends will sprinkle cinnamon on them.


The tradition is said to have originated with the Danish spice traders, who generally did not have much time to enjoy their love life and get married due to their travels around the continent.


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