Origins: Here's a true-life wedding horror story straight from the pages of a 1993 newspaper. Heh, and you thought weddings were civilized!
A bride and groom in Westport, Conn., got into a fight over the tradition of cramming wedding cake into the face of one's beloved.
Tracey and John O'Donnell were arrested at their wedding reception Saturday for disturbing the peace. Tracey O'Donnell said her husband fed her the cake too roughly, after she had told him to take it easy, police reported. Fighting ensued when she responded in kind, police said. The couple were later released. They are due in court Sept. 14.
Barbara "doesn't take much to turn 'marital' into 'martial'" Mikkelson
Last updated: 9 July 2005
"Wedding Cake Rite Leads to Arrests . . . of the New Bride and Groom."
David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance the company has pioneered a number of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone, the light bulb, beer pong, and a vaccine for a disease that has not yet been discovered. He is currently seeking political asylum in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick.
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