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A Unbridled History of Bachelorette Parties

August 7, 201334 min
Why did it take until 1998 for Cosmopolitan to use the term "bachelorette party?" Because the raucous pre-wedding shindigs haven't been around very long, since bachelor parties were for grooms and showers were for brides. Cristen and Caroline explore the social and sexual symbolism of the rise of the bachelorette party.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit