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I Pronounce You Bridge and Wife: Woman Marries 600-Year-Old French Bridge
Metro UK ^ | Thursday 4 Jul 2013

Posted on 07/05/2013 10:30:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway

True love can take many forms. In this case, it has taken the form of an Australian artist marrying a 600-year-old French bridge.

Jodi Rose took her love for the structures to another level as she wedded the Le Pont du Diable Bridge in Céret, southern France.

The new Mrs Le Pont du Diable has spent the last decade travelling across the globe recording the vibrations in bridge cables to incorporate in her Singing Bridges music project.

Rose knew it was love at first sight when she set eyes on the ‘sensual’ 14th century bridge, as she apparently felt the earth move as she drew closer.

Naturally, it was only a matter of time before they became bridge and wife.

The happy couple got hitched on June 17 and while they might not have had the most conventional marriage, they enjoyed elements of a traditional wedding.

The ceremony was an intimate affair with 14 guests including close personal friends and members of the local community. Even the mayor of neighbouring town Saint-Jean-de-Fos gave his blessing.

Choosing the venue was simple enough and the pair made their vows at the groom’s entrance. Rose wore a custom bridal gown and veil, and commissioned rings for both her and the bridge.

The groom, otherwise known as The Devil’s Bridge, was quiet on their big day, but it was clear there are no trust issues between the newlyweds as the bridge is very supportive of his wife’s music project.

‘He understands that I love other bridges – and men – ours is a love that embraces the vagaries of life, as materialised in the swirling currents of the river that flows beneath his magnificent body,’ Rose wrote on her website.

‘The Devil’s Bridge is everything I could desire in a husband – sturdy, trustworthy, sensual, kind and handsome,’ she added.

Their union is not legally recognised in France, but Rose claims their marriage is as strong as any other.

‘This is not a decision I undertake lightly, just as our curves complement, we truly bring joy to each other, and the strength of his pylons will always carry me home.’

She has insisted, however, that their love is a symbolic and pagan affair as part of a world view that sees ‘spiritual vibration in everything’.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: abortion; australia; deathpanels; france; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 07/05/2013 10:30:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Slings and Arrows
The Weddings Web Site
2 posted on 07/05/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Bttt


3 posted on 07/05/2013 10:31:13 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: nickcarraway

What on Earth do you get them for a gift????? That is the question.


4 posted on 07/05/2013 10:31:56 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: nickcarraway

Its a wacky wacky world.


5 posted on 07/05/2013 10:32:25 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

So what’s to stop me from marrying the Golden Gate Bridge and claiming royalties each time it is used on a postcard, travel brochure or appears in a movie or on a product?


6 posted on 07/05/2013 10:32:34 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: nickcarraway; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
For a reasonable payment to yours truly, you can now marry Brooklyn Bridge. Honorable Justice John Roberts approves.


7 posted on 07/05/2013 10:32:53 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: nickcarraway

When she divorces it she will demand alimony from the government.


8 posted on 07/05/2013 10:34:04 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Too old for her.


9 posted on 07/05/2013 10:34:28 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: TigersEye

Did the woman who married the Berlin Wall sue for damages when it was destroyed?


10 posted on 07/05/2013 10:35:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

I don’t know. I thought the Berlin Wall was single.


11 posted on 07/05/2013 10:36:10 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: nickcarraway

What a gorgeous bridge. I’m jealous.

I wonder if I could convince bridge to dump him and be with me?


12 posted on 07/05/2013 10:36:25 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Vigilanteman

You should do it.


13 posted on 07/05/2013 10:38:20 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Bridges don’t make very good husbands. Everything they do makes people cross.


14 posted on 07/05/2013 10:41:40 AM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: nickcarraway

I think she is going to walk all over him.


15 posted on 07/05/2013 10:42:00 AM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Vigilanteman
So what’s to stop me from marrying the Golden Gate Bridge

What makes you think it's going to say yes? I hear there's some other bridges in the area it's already having a relationship with. They even share paint lockers.

16 posted on 07/05/2013 10:43:19 AM PDT by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote)
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To: Our man in washington

“Bridges don’t make very good husbands. Everything they do makes people cross.”

But they get over it.


17 posted on 07/05/2013 10:44:43 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: napscoordinator

What on Earth do you get them for a gift????? That is the question.

ez pass


18 posted on 07/05/2013 10:45:19 AM PDT by will of the people
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To: napscoordinator

I would like to see the video of the consummation.


19 posted on 07/05/2013 10:45:52 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: will of the people

lol. That is really good!!!!


20 posted on 07/05/2013 10:46:10 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: logitech

Loonie PING! Check out the site and photos in #2.


21 posted on 07/05/2013 10:46:26 AM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Venturer

eeek....I don’t know about that. Could be a bit messy and a set of tweezers may be necessary after...


22 posted on 07/05/2013 10:49:27 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: napscoordinator

A padded room.


23 posted on 07/05/2013 10:51:01 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: will of the people
What on Earth do you get them for a gift????? That is the question.

ez pass

Mooltipass.

24 posted on 07/05/2013 10:59:14 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: nickcarraway

It’s time to bring Object Marriage to the U.S. A human should be able to marry an object and enjoy the same rights as other types of married people. It’s time for Obama and the Supremes to get involved. /sarc.


25 posted on 07/05/2013 10:59:40 AM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: nickcarraway

Did the bridge actually affirm the vows? If not, I don’t see how it’s a valid wedding.


26 posted on 07/05/2013 11:00:08 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: nickcarraway

Gives a new meaning to “Get off my husband you tramp!”


27 posted on 07/05/2013 11:15:27 AM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: nickcarraway

will she have to pay for it’s maintenance now that it is hers?


28 posted on 07/05/2013 11:26:36 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: nickcarraway

So I guess any time any car, except her own drives over that bridge it would be considered “Adultery”?


29 posted on 07/05/2013 11:28:20 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: no-s

I heard through the grapevine that The Golden Gate Bridge is currently in a relationship with Thomas the Tank Engine ;)!


30 posted on 07/05/2013 11:30:20 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: nickcarraway; mikrofon; martin_fierro
HERE COMES THE BRIDGE
Tune: "Here Comes the Bride"

Here comes the bridge,
From ridge to ridge,
Sturdy and solid, he won't move a smidge;
Arching and tall--
Makes you look small--
When you make love may you not hit a wall.


31 posted on 07/05/2013 11:32:13 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (The wag tailoring the doggerel)
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To: nickcarraway

“I Pronounce You Bridge and Wife: Woman Marries 600-Year-Old French Bridge”

Coming to the USA soon....along with marrying pet dogs, cats, fish, chimps etc. and throw in polygamy! Thank you Justice Kennedy!


32 posted on 07/05/2013 11:33:34 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: nickcarraway

Can’t wait to see what the kids look like.


33 posted on 07/05/2013 11:37:54 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: kenmcg

Can I marry myself from a mirror universe even if I cannot go there to pull my mirror self back?

I want the tax benefit....


34 posted on 07/05/2013 12:03:14 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: CodeToad

A padded room may not be enough. She made need heavy medication too.


35 posted on 07/05/2013 12:05:08 PM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: GraceG

Marry your couch, Supreme’s will let you..........ugh


36 posted on 07/05/2013 12:08:31 PM PDT by In God I trust
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To: nickcarraway

I hope to G-d everyone involved dove into the venture tongue and cheek.

If not, maybe there is cause for it having been known as “The Devil’s Bridge”.

serious “marriage” of a human and an inanimate object is simply insane


37 posted on 07/05/2013 12:17:19 PM PDT by Wuli (qu)
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To: nickcarraway

You know, I was really fond of my Fury III, back when I was a lad.

I’m married, but they say polygamy is next...


38 posted on 07/05/2013 12:35:36 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: GraceG
I want the tax benefit....

I am sure you do, but what I want to know is, if you divorce yourself, will you pay alimony?

39 posted on 07/05/2013 12:41:42 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines.)
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To: nickcarraway

she was probably stoned for the ceremony....it’s really the only thing “they” have in common.


40 posted on 07/05/2013 12:46:04 PM PDT by ZinGirl (kids in college....can't afford a tagline right now)
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To: Mark17

I want the tax benefit....

I am sure you do, but what I want to know is, if you divorce yourself, will you pay alimony?

To myself, so it is win-win....


41 posted on 07/05/2013 12:46:55 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG
To myself, so it is win-win....

I am not so sure. You can claim alimony as a tax write off, when you pay it, but you must also claim it as income, so it might be just a break even situation. (smile)

42 posted on 07/05/2013 1:02:53 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines.)
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To: Charles Henrickson; nickcarraway; mikrofon
I considered marrying a bridge once.

But there really was no ponte.

43 posted on 07/05/2013 1:50:09 PM PDT by martin_fierro (EPIC Bridge partner)
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To: nickcarraway; Cincinna; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ..

She’d spend years in Madison County.

Thanks nickcarraway.


44 posted on 07/05/2013 3:03:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: nickcarraway

Marriage to a bridge sounds like nothing but troubled water ahead for the couple.


45 posted on 07/05/2013 3:18:26 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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To: martin_fierro; nickcarraway; Charles Henrickson

I wonder if they read the full-form vows, or the abridged version??


46 posted on 07/05/2013 3:43:30 PM PDT by mikrofon ('Til river depth do us part...)
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To: Old Yeller; mikrofon; martin_fierro

If it doesn’t work out, the husband may jump off himself.


47 posted on 07/05/2013 6:02:08 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Like some weird Escher drawing.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel
Can’t wait to see what the kids look like.

She'll probably give birth to a pontoon.

48 posted on 07/05/2013 6:04:24 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Pont-if-icating.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Hehe :-)


49 posted on 07/05/2013 6:36:27 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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