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Why Do We Celebrate With Balloons?
26 April 2018, 18:29
Mystery Hour Question
Why do we use balloons to celebrate with? Lee, Banstead
Name: Andrew, Romford
Qualification: A Student of History
Answer: Balloons started as inflated pigs' bladders on the end of sticks.
Jesters used to use the medieval balloons to tease and mock royal courts.
The trend of having them at celebrations spread from there.