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What Is the Origin of the Word Honeymoon?

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It is not quite clear where the word honeymoon originated. However, history links it to Babylon. It is also referenced in the Bible in the book of Deuteronomy 24:5. The earliest English reference of the word was around 1546 and it took the form 'hony moone'.
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The term comes from honey month. The first month of marriage is often the sweetest , at least to the cynics who coined the phrase.
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