I heard this the other day speaking with a Chamorro lady about a couple that divorced within weeks of getting married.
She said, "Fino' i man åmko' : ti mayulang trabia i palapåla, esta umayute' i dos!"
"As the old folks say : the pålapåla wasn't even down and they were already divorced!"
A pålapåla is a temporary structure, usually just a roof and a wooden platform, for parties or meetings.
What's funny is it usually does take a week or two for most people to take down the pålapåla. Hey, one has to rest after throwing a big party.