Many years ago, in the small village of Vasanello (about 30 Km from Rome), there was a pretty tradition linked to the Feast of St. John (June, 24th ). The evening of June 24th, the girls of marriageable age used to put some water in a bottle and then to let fall an egg white into it. Before going to bed, they put the bottle on their windowsill.
The next morning they just had to indentify their future husband’s profession according to the shape of the egg white. If it had become a hoe, the future husband was to be a farmer, and so on. In this way, the girls could associate the resulting tool with some guy running after them, and discover the identity of their future bridegroom...
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