Thursday, February 14, 2019

Valentines Day!

Fun Facts About Valentine's Day
  • Around 190 million cards are sent on this day making it the second most popular holiday to send cards after Christmas.
  • If you include cards given at school and handmade cards, the number of Valentine's exchanged is estimated to be nearly 1 billion. Because so many students give cards, teachers receive the most cards of any profession.
  • Around 85% of Valentine's cards are purchased by women. 73% of flowers are purchased by men.
  • The oldest love poem is said to be written on a clay tablet by the Ancient Sumerians over 5,000 years ago.
  • Around 36 million heart shaped boxes of chocolate will be given as gifts on Valentine's Day.
  • Millions of pet owners buy gifts for their pets on this day.