Valentine’s Day Fun Fact
•About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged in US each year. That’s the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas
•Parents receive 1 out of every 5 valentines.
•About 3% of pet owners will give Valentine’s Day gifts to their pets.
•Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day are the biggest holidays for giving flowers.
•The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare’s lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine’s Day.
•Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentines Day candy box in the late 1800s.
•The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. The color red stands for strong romantic feelings making the red rose the flower of love.