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Do you (really) know the month of May?


QUIZ - "Bridge", "lily of the valley", "May tree" ... Are you unbeatable on these pretty spring words?

Where does the custom of decorating our houses with lily of the valley come from?

Why do we speak

of the Ascension



What does the word




The month of May is undoubtedly a fruitful month in symbols.

It also marks the first heat, spring in bloom, balmy sunny evenings, and days off.

Did you know that May Day is traditionally linked to Earth Day?



means etymologically the

"green branches growing in May"


We planted in the night of April 30 to May 1

"or even on any other date, a tree or branch wrapped in front of the home of a person (girl to be married, mayor, etc.) whom we (wanted) to honor."

This tradition was forged after the Roman festival which took place at the same time, in honor of

Maia "Italic deity, daughter of Faunus and wife of Vulcan."

It continued until the 19th century in the Drôme.

At that time,

“the bayles and the ploughmen planted May.

It is a prelude to their feast of the plowmen, which takes place at Pentecost. ”

Will you go to the end of this test on the words of the month of May? Check your knowledge after completing this test.

Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2021-05-04

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