7 November 2009
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Q.What is the correct side for a female to wear a poppy ?
A.There is no official rule about the location of poppies on a person, whether male or female. Royal British Legion state you can wear them on either side.
Q.When should you stop wearing your poppy?
A.It's customary to stop wearing one's poppy on 12 November. The tradition of wearing poppies for a few days around Remembrance Day began in 1922.
Q.What is the correct time period to wear a poppy?
A.Poppies are normally worn from the end of October until Remembrance Sunday or 11 November. The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921.
Q.What does the poppy symbolise on rememberance day
A.Poppies are worn on Remembrance Day (11 Nov) because wild poppies grew in the WWI battlefields of France and Belgium. They recall the sacrifices made.