Putting One's Foot Down, For Once and For All

`The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, `which is to be master — that’s all.’1 I was recently researching the origins of the venerable tradition of the groom stepping on the bride’s foot (or vice versa) under the Huppah to symbolize or effectuate his dominance over her (or hers over him) during the marriage. The earliest […]