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, Herodotus writes of an ancient custom in Babylonian villages which ensured that everyone found a partner, including the poorest men and the ugliest women.
They went to the marriage market, where men would bid for their new wives. The best-looking women would go first, as they got the highest bids, meaning that they typically married the wealthiest men.
Then break eye contact just long enough to glance down at their lips.
Keep chapstick in your bag and swipe it on when you're sitting in class with your crush.
Each bid got lower, and the winner was the man who accepted the lowest bid.
The money was paid from the profits from auctioning off the beautiful girls.
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Things switched when the auction got to the women who were considered ugly, crippled, or too old.
The auctioneer would pay participants to take them as wives.
(Disclaimer: Not actually a guarantee.) Fans have been around for thousands of years but became a hot fashion accessory in 18th-century Europe.