Globally diverse states despite their level of development, they do possess weird practices that usually confuse their allies. This is because their counterparts fail to see their essence, which the state has transmitted throughout generations to date besides modernity not being able to erode that culture or behavior. For instance, in Scotland, where either both or one of couples has to pass through an initiation traditionally referred it as “Bride or Groom Blackening” (Monger 150).
This practice normally is rampant in Scotland, where the bride’s friends or relatives usually by a surprise pounce on the couple and pour on them all sorts of filthiness they can get. This is a pre-wedding occasion, which each couple once they announce and guarantee a life commitment meant for marriage has to pass through regardless of one’s status (Moen 317). Initially, the practice only entailed women, but currently they involve both the sweethearts tied together as if they intended to escape. This sordid ritual started during the medieval times especially during the rule of Celtic where its roots emanated and fueled over time to date.
Blackening in Scotland despite having its own purpose, to the natives it is a fun, where the couples at the back of a truck pass through the town or entire neighborhood (Monger 150). This grants every person who wants to participate in it get a chance to blacken the couple. Blackening stuff may include all filthiness one may think of (mostly foodstuffs, ashes or feathers) except human or animal waste. However, not all the Scottish regions normally involve the groom in this ritual. Some regions like Aberdeenshire, the victims are only the brides, which is contrary to some selected regions where blackening entails the couple and not an individual.
After the society and every person has accomplished pouring the filthy gunk that he possessed, the couples’ truck makes its way through the town;