9 Marriage Proposal Fails That Will Make Your Heart Break And Body Cringe

"Uh, I would, but I've got a lot on at the moment..."

According to tradition, otherwise known as ‘irrelevant rules written by dead people', February 29th is the one day when it’s okay for women to propose marriage.

Leap year proposals go back to 5th century Ireland, where Celtic nun St Bridget rallied St Patrick to allow one day, every four years, for a women to pop the question.

It’s nonsense, of course, but there’s a huge number of people who take it seriously. And in the excitement of it all, many women forget that bending down on one knee can end in disaster.

Our advice? You’ll never be able to truly know what your potential partner will say - but whatever you do, don’t bring an audience along to find out, like these buttheads...