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Celebrating The Special Day Of Love

Valentine's Day Facts

Interesting Valentine’s Day Facts

Each year, we celebrate a day filled with telling and showing others how much we appreciate and love them on the 14th of February. Valentine’s Day, known as the day of love, is celebrated around the globe, although many countries do not recognize the day as a holiday. As you prepare to enjoy a decedent meal with your honey, keep these interesting Valentine’s Day facts in mind:

  • Did you know that 110 million of the 189 million flowers sold on Valentine’s Day in the United States are red?
  • In the middle ages, your valentine was determined by picking out a name from a bowl and then you pinned their name on your sleeve. This is where the expression, “to wear your heart on your sleeve,” came from.
  • Do you find yourself complaining about the prices of roses on Valentine’s Day? In Bangkok, a dozen roses are $487 with a single rose costing $45.
  • Did you know that 10 percent of marriage proposals in a given year take place on Valentine’s Day?

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