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Re: Bunny trap and shotgun wedding

Posted by DH on November 08, 2004

In Reply to: Bunny trap and shotgun wedding posted by ACME on November 08, 2004

: In simpler days a young lady would get her intended to marry her by going off birth control pills and getting pregnant.(A bunny trap) Her dad would often help by hastily arranging a wedding without a many guests - a shotgun wedding.

ACME: Very intereting expression; I Googled it with no success at all. Can you cite a source? Thanks very--DH
: Life is so much more complicated now. How does a girl actually rope in a reluctant groom in the current era?