Hawaiian Valentine!

Some cool Valentine’s trivia to celebrate. Did you know:

  • Valentine’s Day is the second most popular day of the year for sending cards. Christmas is the  most popular.
  • Worldwide, over 50 million roses are given for Valentine’s Day each year.
  • Approximately 27 percent of those who buy flowers on Valentine’s Day are women. Only 73% are men.
  • Cupid is said to be the symbol of valentines. Cupid is the son of Venus. Venus is the Roman god of love and beauty.
  • The heart is associated with Valentine’s Day as it is considered the source of all human emotions.
  • The red rose is a favorite flower of Venus. For this reason thered rose is also the symbol of Valentine’s Day. All over the world, over 50 million roses are given for Valentine’s Day each year.
  • Girls of medieval times ate bizarre foods on St. Valentine’s Day to make them dream of their future husband.
  • In order of popularity, Valentine’s Day cards are given to teachers, children, mothers, wives, sweethearts and pets.
  • Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentines Day candy box in the late 1800s.

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