Valentine's Day Fun Facts
by: srsdev • 71
Find out funny and interesting facts about Valentine's Day. Surprise your loved one this St Valentine with a love poem or saying from our selection o famous quotes. Learn to be a romantic and know the rose color meanings when buying flowers for your love.
Listen to your heart this Valentines.
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"Poetry spills from the cracks of a broken heart, but flows from one which is loved."
~ Christopher Paul Rubero ~
"I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon."
~ Author Unknown ~
***Some of the facts***
In Medieval times, girls ate bizarre foods on St Valentine's Day to dream of their future spouse.
Verona, the Italian city where Shakespeare's play lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters every year sent to Juliet on Valentine's Day.
To be awoken by a kiss on Valentine's Day is considered lucky.
Hallmark has over 1330 different cards specifically for Valentine's Day. -this one is funny
In the Middle Ages young men and women drew the names from a bowl to see who would be their Valentine. They would wear this name pinned on their sleeves for one week.
On average, men shell out $130 each on candy, cards, jewelry, flowers and dates. That’s more than double what women commit to spending.
Cupid is a symbol of Valentine's Day. Cupid was associated with Valentine's Day because he was the son of Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty.
Each year the television game show JEOPARDY! includes questions about conversation hearts on its Valentine's Day show.
In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine's Day card.
Chocolate manufacturers currently use 40 percent of the world's almonds and 20 percent of the world's peanuts. - this one is funny
The oldest surviving love poem till date is written in a clay tablet from the times of the Sumerians, inventors of writing, around 3500 B.C.
The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. Since red stands for strong feelings, red rose is a flower of love.
The first Valentine's Day box of chocolates was introduced by Richard Cadbury in 1868.
American men and women agree that the most romantic place to share candy is in front of the fireplace.
Around 3% of pet owners prefer to give Valentine gifts to their pets, as they are more grateful than humans.
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