Sunday, April 1, 2012

No ring

One of the reasons married men don't wear wedding rings or bands is simply because of...farbrengens.
For much of the evening, a mashpia/farbrenger is trying to shush the crowd so he can inspire them. Get their attention so he can talk. Shock them into realizing his sincerity, etc...
If guys wore rings, one of the first things readily available (falling in line behind the potato salad, of course) to throw at the guy across from you, would be any jewelry accenting your finger.
Instead, we're left with throwing potato salad, or smashing your hat upside down on your head, "You think I care about my hat? Feh..."